Indiana lawmakers are pushing to reform laws that allow the government in some cases to take the personal property of a citizen.
A bill filed for the Legislature's 2017 session would block judges from using foreign law to impose a restriction that would violate constitutional rights.
The legislation didn't advance during the 2016 session, but supporters believe this time could be different.
Democrat and Republican leaders at the Statehouse agree – a long-term road funding plan will be the General Assembly’s top priority in 2017.
Straight ticket voting won’t be the same this election after a change made by the legislature earlier this year.
And an idea promoted by a Purdue expert testifying before the panel provoked debate among its members: the value of vehicle miles traveled, or VMT, fees.
For those who’ve followed Indiana’s LGBT rights debate over the last year and a half, Tuesday’s hearing yielded nothing new.
Anti-discrimination legislation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers couldn’t make it out of committee last session.
The proposal would create an automatic enhancement for hate crimes, making misdemeanors felonies and raising each felony one level.
A bi-partisan group of Senators want to pass a bill that would enhance criminal penalties for anyone who targets off-duty law enforcement officers.