Restoring public trust in the Bureau of Motor Vehicles is one of 40 topics that study committees will consider in advance of the 2016 legislative session.
State lawmakers will not conduct a public study of gay rights issues in Indiana in advance of the 2016 legislative session.
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath said Democrats can’t afford a “free-for-all primary” that divides the party and hampers its winner’s ability to defeat incumbent Gov. Mike Pence.
The revenue department has identified approximately $400 million in outstanding liabilities that may be eligible for collection during the tax amnesty period.
A bill that would have allowed government agencies to charge private citizens for public research requests will not go into effect this year.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed education bills Thursday that will revamp the State Board of Education, speed up state intervention into failing schools and give teachers more flexibility to experiment in the classroom.
The State Board of Education approved a new A-F grading system for schools on Thursday, despite the state superintendent’s concerns that the rules have mistakes or ambiguities that will make implementing them difficult.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law on Tuesday that gives civil immunity to volunteer health care providers.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed a bill into law that lets companies give preference to veterans in hiring or promoting workers.
Lawmakers passed bills on topics ranging from ethics reform to "religious freedom." Meanwhile, they shot down legislation that would have helped the Indy Eleven build or renovate a stadium and that would have permitted Sunday alcohol sales.
The resolution must be approved by the state legislature again in either 2017 or 2018 before being able to go to the ballot for ratification.
Indiana lawmakers adjourned for the year late Wednesday after passing a two-year, $31.3 billion budget that boosts funding for schools and leaves the state with slightly less money in reserves.
A bill passed Wednesday gives the State Board of Education more authority to oversee Indiana’s ISTEP program and a new grant program that gives more money to charter schools, while keeping Superintendent Glenda Ritz as chair until the next election.