Gov. Eric Holcomb defended the timeline process for a water pipeline from Tippecanoe County to Boone County for a massive, high-tech development grounded by a multibillion-dollar investment from Eli Lilly.
Books, pronouns and trans athletes: What contentious education policy is coming next?
If the last few legislative sessions are any indication of what could be on the horizon for the Indiana General Assembly in 2024, one seemingly safe bet is that the state’s lawmakers will again take up controversial education policy.Read More
Medical marijuana struggles to gain foothold in Indiana: Another legislative session passes without legalization, establishment of state program
To Indiana medical marijuana supporters, it seems like popular opinion is on their side. Whatever public support exists, however, it didn’t result in the passage of any new bills in 2023.Read More
Web Exclusive: Bills that did — and didn’t — survive the 2023 Indiana General Assembly
The Indiana General Assembly has adjourned for its 2023 session, and Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed about 250 bills into law. Here is an update on key legislation affecting not only lawyers, but all Hoosiers statewide.Read More
Halfway point: A look at key legislation in 2nd half of 2023 session
Here is an update on key legislation affecting not only lawyers, but all Hoosiers statewide. Updates are as of March 10.Read More
Sean Eberhart, a former state representative from Shelbyville, has pleaded guilty in connection with a conspiracy in which he agreed to advocate for legislation in exchange for a lucrative position at a casino.
Too many Hoosier third-graders can’t read at an appropriate skill level — and some shouldn’t be going on to fourth grade, Indiana lawmakers said Tuesday during the ceremonial start to the legislative session.
Moderate your expectations for the next legislative session, say Indiana’s lawmaking leaders: more tweaks and fine-tuning, and fewer overhauls.
Could Indiana be moving toward less stringent marijuana laws, or even total cannabis legalization?
Artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize how people work, and nearly every aspect of life could be transformed — prompting lawmakers in an interim commerce committee to scrutinize the new technology and how to best regulate it.
Former Indiana Inspector General Cyndi Carrasco was selected overwhelmingly by a caucus of Republican precinct committee members Wednesday to fill the remainder of the late Jack Sandlin’s term in the Indiana Senate.
Rep. Donna Schaibley, a Republican from Carmel, announced Thursday that she will retire after nearly 10 years in office.
Rep. Jerry Torr, who has served in the Indiana House of Representatives since 1996, announced Tuesday that he will not run for reelection.
A long-time Indiana state senator announced Wednesday that he will resign from the chamber in late September, citing the growing pressures of balancing his legislative duties and “business, personal and family obligations.”
Indiana lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse this month to begin meeting in their interim study committees, but one group that won’t be gathering is the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary.
A split ruling from the Indiana Supreme Court late last month has left the door open to both individual future challenges and further restrictions to the state’s near-total abortion ban.
An Indiana legislator convicted of drunken driving publicly acknowledged on Wednesday that he used “horrible” judgment.
The number of abortions being performed in Indiana has dropped steeply even before a court ruling that has a Republican-backed abortion ban set to potentially take effect in the coming weeks.
The bulk of this year’s new legislation will take effect July 1, with changes ranging from increased access to contraceptives to greater restrictions for public school educators.
In a budget year that brought in new legislators following last November’s elections, Indiana lawmakers tackled more than one controversial topic in 2023.
Courts see boost in salaries, tech funding: Civil legal aid also sees boost in funds for coming fiscal year
The state’s multibillion-dollar biennial budget enacted during the 2023 legislative session includes increases all around for the sate’s judiciary, including additional funding for including civil legal aid, salaries and court technology.
Legislators will spend their interim break studying various topics of interest, including the impacts of cannabis legalization on the workforce and possible tax reform.
An Indiana state lawmaker isn’t facing any immediate legislative discipline after pleading guilty to drunken driving charges for crashing his pickup truck through an interstate highway guardrail and driving away.