Department of Natural Resources officials say carefully managed logging can improve the natural habitat, but critics say the department has economic motives.
A summer study committee will attempt to project how much the Department of Corrections will save once the new system is implemented.
Indiana lawmakers say making the state’s higher education scholarship programs easier to understand and use will help increase graduation rates.
The legislation requires offenders to serve more jail time but also reduces penalties for lower-level felonies.
Some lawmakers worry the beginning of the session will foster more cooperation than the end.
Lawmakers agree on the need for more technical and vocational education options but disagree on how to implement them.
An Indianapolis legislative analyst says the list of possible Senate replacements for Vi Simpson may not be limited to current elected officials.
Opponents say loosening rules on drunkenness could lead to more of it.
Legislators from the Bloomington area gathered for a breakfast Friday to discuss current issues in the legislature.
Energy industry representatives who testified before state lawmakers today say the proposed EPA regulations could negatively impact the Indiana economy.