It’s a bill the Indiana Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee is well acquainted with. But this time, the effort to curb so-called “social justice prosecuting” has taken a new form.
Indianapolis Republican Sen. Michael Young has been removed from the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee and replaced by Sen. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell.
Indiana Sen. Mike Young has resigned from the Republican caucus amid disagreements over the GOP approach to abortion-restricting legislation.
Indiana lawmakers have revived a bill that would have repealed Indiana’s handgun permit requirement by putting the language into another vehicle, despite continued opposition to the measure.
Indiana Senate Republicans have again endorsed a proposal that would empower the state attorney general to seek appointment of special prosecutors to take over criminal cases that local authorities have decided against pursuing.
Marion County-specific legislation restricting the use of certain sheriff’s office funds will make its way to the full Indiana Senate after passing out of committee Thursday along partisan lines.
The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee has endorsed five criminal justice bills aimed at reducing violent crime.