While the panel included both Republicans and Democrats most participants stuck to their partisan platforms.
Governor Eric Holcomb will soon have to decide whether to sign a bill dealing with parental notification of abortion.
A state senator wants to expand the number of people who are eligible for welfare.
Hunting preserve legislation appears headed for success after years of failing in the legislature.
Senator Mike Delph (R-Carmel) is proposing to reward high-performing schools with fewer state regulations.
Some lawmakers worry the beginning of the session will foster more cooperation than the end.
Current County Commissioner Mark Stoops will become Indiana's 40th District Senator after his election victory.
Renovations to the Monroe County courthouse are complete, but government agencies will have to shut down for several days while they relocate.
State Senate candidate Reid Dallas and State House candidates Bob Heaton and Peggy Mayfield will not be attending candidate forums.
A $30,000 increase in the commissioners’ Rural Transit fund could help push an expansion of public transportation.