U.S. factories expanded last month at their weakest pace in a year, with orders, hiring and production all growing more slowly.
Lawmakers have reached the midway point of the General Assembly's four-month session, during which they've moved legislation on school funding, casinos, education oversight and religious objections.
Supporters say the only way a city should be able to annex property is if the majority of landowners agree. Opponents, though, are worried legislators are gutting a key tool that municipalities use for growth and economic development.
Plans to create Indiana's first new reservoir in more than four decades are fatally flawed because there would be no buyer for its water for 35 years, the former director of engineering for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources says.
Indiana prosecutors and law enforcement officials are backing a package of anti-crime bills that would impose harsher sentences for violent offenders.
Authorities in two northwest Indiana counties are scheduled to decide over the next several weeks whether to proceed with a proposal to lease the Indiana Toll Road after the Australian-Spanish consortium that leased it went bankrupt.
Federal officials have frozen about $5.5 million in hazard mitigation grants for Indiana in response to unresolved compliance issues with a baseball stadium project in Kokomo.
Company spokeswoman Courtney Boone said the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to talk with affected workers and the United Steelworkers union about whether they will be transferred or laid off.
Lawmakers involved in the debate over how to curb Indiana's methamphetamine problem say a bill that would require drug felons to get a prescription before buying common cold medicine is likely just another step toward an eventual prescription requirement for all consumers.
The consumer price index fell 0.7 percent in January, the sharpest drop since December 2008, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods bounced back in January, rising by the largest amount in six months, although much of the strength came from a big jump in airplane orders.
Members of the House and Senate wrapped up business on Wednesday and are scheduled to return Monday to the Statehouse in Indianapolis.
The Indiana House has approved a proposal that would permit the state's riverboat casinos to move onto land and allow live dealers for table games at the two horse track casinos near Indianapolis.
American Stair Corp. plans to invest $2.9 million to purchase, renovate and equip a 60,000-square-foot plant. State officials are offering $1.7 million in tax incentives.
The House voted 81-11 Tuesday to revoke the 2004 law that prohibits the highway from passing through southern Marion County's Perry Township.
The Indiana Senate has defeated a proposal that would have added "right to farm" protections to the state's constitution.
The Indiana House has advanced a state budget proposal that boosts school funding by 2.3 percent each of the next two years.
All 40 Republican senators voted in favor of the bill on Tuesday, while the 10 Democrats voted against it.
Indiana will keep the distinction of being the last state with a "blue law" banning Sunday carry-out alcohol sales after the sponsor of a bill that would have lifted the ban said Tuesday the measure is dead.
Indiana is launching a new statewide initative to teach students about the value of internships and other work-based experiences that can boost their job prospects in an increasingly competitive economy.
Indiana House members voted 55-41 Monday to support eliminating the boards that set construction wages for each state or local project. Thirteen Republicans joined 28 Democrats in opposing the bill.
The report says students are eligible to receive nearly $116 million in voucher awards this school year, up from $81 million a year ago.
The Indiana House will wait at least until Tuesday to vote on legalizing Sunday carry-out alcohol sales.
Duke Energy said Friday that it has already negotiated a plea agreement under which it will admit guilt and pay $102 million in fines, restitution and community service.
Businesses have recently received a letter claiming to come from a group called the Indiana Council for Corporations that some might confuse with a legitimate state form, requesting $125.