Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane says more work on redistricting wouldn't be necessary if Republicans heeded a previous study committee's recommendation.
An amendment would have established an independent redistricting commission to largely take over the duties currently performed by lawmakers.
Republican legislative leaders indicated they likely won't take any significant action in the 2018 session to address issues at DCS.
Indiana Senate Democrats will push for several ideas in the 2018 legislative session they’ve tried to advance before.
State Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane and members of the Democratic Caucus held a press conference Thursday morning.
Indiana is one of five states without a hate crimes law. That will continue for at least another year.
The Indiana Senate made changes to a parental consent for abortion bill that supporters say they hope the changes fix the bill’s issues.
Democrat and Republican leaders at the Statehouse agree – a long-term road funding plan will be the General Assembly’s top priority in 2017.
An Indiana Senate study committee on immigration kicks off next week with the first of six meetings that will be held throughout the summer.
The bulk of the proposal focuses on long-term solutions and involves tax increases.