An Indiana Senate study committee on Tuesday started its six-month-long look into the impact of costs and benefits of immigration to the state.
On the eve of the 2016 legislative session, the governor released a list of bills that doesn’t include proposals to expand civil rights protections to people who are gay or transgender.
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.
Senate Bill 114 would let students have up to five excused absences from school to participate in the Indiana State Fair.