INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House hopped on board the effort to extend the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is close to terminating its use of Common Core educational standards, which 45 other states have adopted as the basis by which local schools set their curriculum.
INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the number of precincts with fewer than 500 active voters.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Republicans stood by their decision to gut Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal for a preschool voucher program, even as Senate Democrats repeatedly tried Monday to piece it back together.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
INDIANAPOLIS | The General Assembly may control how most of the money raised by a Lake County income tax can be spent.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-Senate conference committee, made up mostly of Northwest Indiana lawmakers, remained far apart Tuesday following more than an hour of discussion on whether the General Assembly should lift the Lake County property tax levy freeze.
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight state lawmakers from Lake and Porter counties, along with two senators from outside the region, have been tapped to decide whether the General Assembly lifts the Lake County property tax levy freeze.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers will take another look at legislation lifting the Lake County property tax levy freeze and providing for studies of region economic development projects.
INDIANAPOLIS | Led by state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, the Indiana Senate last week voted to maintain a requirement schools publish their annual financial reports in widely read newspapers instead of on poorly trafficked websites.
INDIANAPOLIS | The decision on whether the Lake County property tax levy freeze is lifted, even if the county doesn't enact an income tax, is now in the hands of state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted in favor of 40 proposals Wednesday, the final day for the Senate to act on House-approved legislation.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate approved a scaled-down expansion of Indiana's private school voucher program Wednesday that still will enable the number of voucher students to grow to an estimated 15,000 by 2015, from 9,000 this year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Volunteers packing concealed, loaded firearms and known only to school board members soon may be patrolling the hallways of every public or charter elementary and high school in Indiana, or at least Hoosiers will be made to think so.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence lauded the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday for adding an income tax cut to the pending 2014-15 state budget, even though the reduction is less than one-third the size Pence wanted.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana counties and communities at risk of losing a significant chunk of their gaming tax revenue can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
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