The Illinois-based drugstore chain is seeking to sell beer and wine at 29 of its stores in Marion County. Opponents argue
that the county already has granted enough permits.
Indiana House Minority Leader Brian Bosma says it's more important to pass sound bills on key issues than it is to adjourn
the legislative session.
Key House Democrat recommends summer study for a Gov. Daniels legislative priority: consolidation of the $14.2 billion Indiana
Public Employees Retirement Fund and the $8.1 billion Indiana State Teachers Retirement Fund.
The bill now likely will go to a House-Senate conference committee to try to resolve the House-passed and Senate-approved
versions of the bill.
The ongoing smoking-ban debate is getting a new spark from convention leaders trying to light a fire under
lawmakers, who have been reluctant to approve the kind of comprehensive smoking ban that
health—and now tourism—officials say is needed here.
The legislation would repeal an increase on taxes that employers pay into the state’s unemployment insurance fund, which is
deeply in debt to the federal government.
Both measures could be heavily amended before they are voted on as a whole.
The furor over WellPoint Inc.’s premium hikes have migrated from California to Indiana, where state lawmakers held a
Legislation that would ban smoking in all public places, enclosed areas of places of employment and certain state vehicles
appears headed for an Indiana General Assembly summer study committee.
Whether to delay increases in taxes that employers pay to Indiana’s unemployment insurance fund is becoming a contentious
issue in the General Assembly.