The Indiana House and Senate have both approved a measure that would reduce the tax on disposable e-cigarettes from 25% of the wholesale price to 15%.
Legislation setting voluntary statewide standards for large wind and solar projects is on its way to the governor, but without a key provision to entice local governments to adopt the standards.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a new order Thursday, effectively ending the health emergency. It had been renewed on a monthly basis for nearly two years.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, in an opinion piece distributed to media outlets on Thursday, solidified his support for legislation that would provide state tax cuts—and went a step further by asking for an even deeper reduction in income taxes than proposed by House Republicans.
The Indiana Senate passed a watered-down version of the House Republicans’ bill to limit employer vaccine mandates, sending it back to the House where its future is cloudy.
House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown, R-Crawfordsville, said the reworked Senate Bill 361 now does a lot more to ensure the involvement of local stakeholders in decisions made by the Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Members of the Pearson Automotive Tennis Club in Zionsville receive training from U.S. Professional Tennis Association-certified professionals on staff, including four instructors who are in the Indiana Tennis Hall of Fame.
Republican leaders of the House and Senate say they are optimistic they’ll find compromises before the Legislature adjourns in March.
Lawmakers in the Indiana House nixed an effort by some Senate Republicans to ban the sale of a popular derivative of hemp at levels that can give users a high.
Lawmakers in the Senate struck language from the House GOP’s employer vaccine mandates bill that would have forced employers to accept any religious exemptions without further question.
Republicans in the Indiana Senate gutted House Republicans’ plan for $1 billion in tax cuts within minutes of the bill’s first hearing in the Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee on Tuesday.
Republican Matt Whetstone of Brownsburg has filed to run in the open Indiana House District 25 in Hendricks and Boone counties. He joins three other Republicans in a crowded primary race.
House Bill 1221 outlines parameters for utility regulators to use when considering utilities’ proposals for constructing charging stations and setting consumer rates for their use.
Delta-8 THC, called “weed light” by some, essentially gives a weaker high than marijuana. A derivative of the compound has been selling briskly at hemp and CBD shops around the state in the form of gummies, candy and wax concentrate, thanks to a legal gray area in current state and federal law.
Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston said he left the job to focus on his responsibilities at the Legislature. His office said his departure was unrelated to pending legislation.
Senate Bill 361 would make it possible for the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to create districts across the state to capture sites for large-scale economic development projects.
Lawmakers are also debating bills about teaching race and gender issues in schools, energy issues and economic development incentives.
Residential homeowners in Indiana already pay 45.6% of the property tax burden and that would rise to 51% by 2026 even without a legislative proposal to reduce the business personal property tax, according to a study commissioned by the Association of Indiana Counties.
One piece of an extensive piece of legislation to restructure the incentive toolkit of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. would create a statewide remote-worker grant program.
IBJ asked Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers to explain how the Indiana Economic Development Corp. will implement his themes of Environment, Economy of the Future, Entrepreneurship, Energy and External Engagement.