A Senate committee Wednesday passed a measure that would give area residents a chance to vote on whether to pay higher taxes to expand the mass-transit system. Lawmakers sent the bill to the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee.
A Senate committee unanimously passed legislation that’s meant to bolster the state’s economy with a new council charged with aligning work-force training efforts. House Bill 1002 – which already passed the House – now moves to the full Senate for consideration.
Lawmakers are finding it difficult to write a law that effectively cracks down on the sale of synthetic drugs while remaining fair to businesses that might not know they’re on their shelves.
The Indiana Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would make it illegal to take unauthorized pictures or video of operations at a manufacturing or farming business.
The Indiana Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee unanimously passed legislation Tuesday meant to makes the state’s job-creation efforts more open to the general public.
Hoosiers may be required to pay a 7-percent sales tax on top of their Amazon purchases starting July 1 if a proposed House bill is adopted.
Questions about a synthetic natural gas plant proposed for southern Indiana led a House committee to strip tax breaks for the $2.6 billion project from a bill that already has passed the Senate.
A bill that could have led to a new mass-transit system in Indianapolis and surrounding counties failed in committee Thursday morning.
In a wide-ranging interview, Gov. Mitch Daniels discusses his goals for the General Assembly, which convenes Wednesday. Among them: Implement a statewide smoking ban, make Indiana a right-to-work state, and end what he calls “credit creep” for college students.