Indiana continues to rank poorly in a number of health measures and proposals to address these factors could help.
This session will be dominated by debate over granting civil rights protections to gays and lesbians.
The governor is not providing details on how to carry out some parts of his legislative agenda because he wants debates over the issues between legislators.
Governor Mike Pence's 2014 legislative agenda includes a phase-out of the business personal property tax and a pre-K voucher program.
State GOP leaders say they want to focus on fiscal issues, job creation and education in the 2013 legislative session.