A bill sponsored by three Republican senators calls for the State Board of Education to revise Indiana's K-12 academic standards and select a nationally recognized set of exams for testing students by July 2016.
The state auditing agency would hire about 100 more field examiners to review spending by local governments and school districts under a plan being considered by Indiana lawmakers.
NCAA Final Four host committee officials said Tuesday that Fan Fest would open April 3; youth clinics and a 5K walk to help support Coaches vs. Cancer will be held April 4; 3,200 children would dribble around town April 5; and the annual March Madness Music Festival will be held April 3-5.
The company that owns dozens of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky alleges a former assistant treasurer stole an estimated $3.3 million in a multiyear embezzlement scheme.
Only 12 states allow or offer straight-ticket voting, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The practice has been declining in availability over the past decade.
Indiana House committee members are set to discuss legislation that would require high school students to take the same test that immigrants must pass to become a U.S. citizen.
The show, which airs at 10 p.m. Thursday, follows Durham’s path from his modest roots in Seymour, Indiana, through his quest to become the world’s richest businessman to his arrest and conviction for running a $200 million Ponzi scheme.
Two Democratic lawmakers have filed bills that would allow the use of medical marijuana in Indiana, although neither measure is likely to advance in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
The game operations manual notes that people who alter footballs or allow an unapproved football to be used in a game can be disciplined with fines or other punishments.
The legislation would require the State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service to adopt rules for alkaline hydrolysis. The process is legal in 11 other states.
The game has become a must-have-reservations attraction in the historic Fountain Square neighborhood and one of Indy's most original activities for corporate team-building, date night or a fun time out with friends.
The proposal comes just months after Indiana's criminal sentencing laws changed in part to reduce the need for more prison space.
An Indiana University school devoted to information technology and its applications to other fields has seen its enrollment nearly triple in the last seven years, university officials said.
The Department of Public Safety estimates $1.5 million is needed to address findings that the Indianapolis Animal Care and Control shelter is unsanitary, understaffed and underfunded.
Indiana's business recruitment agency will use the Indianapolis Colts' appearance in the American Football Conference championship game to promote the state among New York City viewers.
Venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into U.S. startup companies last year, investing at levels that haven't been seen since the heady days before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001.
Indiana legislators would face more financial disclosure requirements and elected officials would be expressly prohibited from using state resources for political purposes under a proposed overhaul of ethics laws introduced Thursday.
Senate Bill 352 would allow those adopted from 1941 through 1993 to access their records unless their birth parents sign a form prohibiting it.
A cash-strapped division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. that owns two Indiana casinos is hoping a court agrees to its plan to get out from under $18.4 billion of debt.
The governor has meetings planned with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and executives of other companies, including Honda, Subaru, Fiat Chrysler, and Toyota.
An attorney for McNary released a statement saying his client "unhesitatingly" denied the allegations and had reported to law enforcement officials in a "respectful and peaceful" manner.
Republican legislative leaders are backing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to add a balanced budget amendment to the state constitution, even as details of how it would work are still being sorted out.
A three-judge panel rejected arguments by Jordyn Polet of Cincinnati that the liability cap violates the Indiana constitution and that she wasn't treated the same as other claimants who sued the state.
The Internal Revenue Service is reducing taxpayer services to historically low levels just as President Barack Obama's health law will make filing a federal tax return more complicated for millions of families.
The shuttle offers WiFi, wheelchair accessibility, reclining seats, electrical outlets, DirecTV, a lavatory and a real-time bus-tracking interactive map.