The USDA has approved eight more counties for a secretarial disaster declaration, after heavy rains this summer washed out crops throughout the state.
23-year-old Cody Proffit of New Albany was arrested Thursday morning for stealing from Indiana National Guard armory.
National Guard members will be allowed to carry personal guns at facilities across the state for self defense.
The governor is ordering enhanced security in the wake of a shooting in Tennessee that killed four Marines.
The bill would give all active duty members of the Indiana National Guard in-state tuition for undergraduate and graduate studies.
Some members of the Indiana National Guard will be deployed for about a year.
Governor Mike Pence calls Indiana "the most veteran-friendly state" in the country.
The legislation would bar employers from discriminating against veterans.
Sen. Jim Banks authored the bill and says there is not enough information about why only half of veterans with post traumatic stress disorder seek help.
The federal government plans to reimburse Indiana for the half million dollars it paid to National Guard state employees during the shutdown.