Despite negative impacts, Indiana’s largest employers didn’t weigh in publicly on the state’s new abortion law while it was being debated.
Experts predict the state will need more than 275,000 additional workers by 2026.
The Indiana Senate defeated an amendment to the proposed abortion ban that would have eliminated exemptions for cases of rape and incest. But the Republican-dominated chamber did find a way around Democratic Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears’ pledge not to prosecute any crimes established by a new abortion law.
House and Senate Republicans in the Indiana General Assembly remain on a collision course over how to provide inflation relief for Hoosiers after committees from both chambers passed bills that take vastly different approaches.
The arrival of Vice President Kamala Harris comes as Indiana lawmakers meet in special session to discuss legislation to severely restrict abortion access.
The petitions warn of the potential harm that more restrictive abortion laws could do to the state’s business climate, obstetric patients or religious freedoms.
Lawmakers are expected to be greeted by thousands of anti-abortion and abortion-rights activists as they rally at the Statehouse this week to make their feelings known about new abortion restrictions proposed by Senate Republicans.
Indiana Senate Republicans effectively signaled their opposition to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan by presenting an alternative proposal aimed at providing some financial relief for Hoosiers during a period of record-high inflation.
The announcement for the proposed plant came one day after the U.S. Senate voted to proceed with discussions on a $52 billion federal incentive package for semiconductor manufacturing and workforce development.
Former dean Lauren Robel alleges Attorney General Todd Rokita made “false or baseless” statements on Fox News concerning an Indiana doctor who performed an abortion for a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim.
As the Legislature prepares to consider Gov. Eric Holcomb’s proposal to return $1 billion of the surplus to taxpayers, some legislators and business leaders question whether that’s the best use of the windfall.
The news comes as state lawmakers prepare to consider Gov. Eric Holcomb’s proposal to send $1 billion to taxpayers in the form of $225 refund checks.
The Republican-dominated Legislature is expected to further restrict abortions during its special session starting July 25, but how far GOP lawmakers will go remains unknown.
Jennifer Rumsey, who was named the first woman CEO in Cummins’ 103-year history, said addressing climate change remains a key priority for the company.
Each Indiana lawmaker will receive about $183 in “per diem” costs for each day the Legislature is in session, plus weekends. They also receive 57 cents for each mile driven. Learn what the full tab could be for the special session.
Learn how Indiana business leaders are responding—or not—to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Two local business leaders say they did not authorize the use of their names on a letter asking Gov. Eric Holcomb to work to protect the reproductive rights of Indiana women as lawmakers prepare to consider abortion restrictions at the governor’s urging.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb originally called for the special session to discuss a tax refund, but now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, lawmakers are seeking more time to address abortion law.