Carly Fiorina gave a speech Monday to 900 people in Indianapolis. The former CEO of Hewlett Packard is one of more than a dozen Republicans who are running or considering a bid for the presidential nomination in 2016.
The bill allows riverboat casinos to build on their existing land footprints, creates a tax credit for existing casinos to build hotels, and gives racinos the ability to convert half of their electronic table game machines to live dealing stations.
Indiana legislative leaders said they’re prepared to ram through legislation to make the state’s ISTEP test shorter, but they won’t consider Superintendent Glenda Ritz’s proposal to pause the school grading system for one year.
Tensions continued to flare Monday as the Senate Rules Committee debated and then passed legislation to alter the composition of the Indiana State Board of Education and demote the superintendent as its chair.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Indiana one of seven states to participate in its 18-month initiative to discover effective business practices for economic development and remaining transparent to the public.
Supporters of competing plans to expand mass transit in central Indiana say they’ve got differences to work out before the General Assembly wraps up March 14 but they’re confident they can find resolution.