Latest Indiana State General Assembly News

Indiana lawmakers delay session on abortion, tax refund

Jun. 29, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top Indiana lawmakers are delaying until late July the start of a special legislative session during which they are expected to consider tougher anti-abortion laws following U.S. Supreme Court’s decision ending the constitutional right to abortion. Republican...

Indiana governor sets special session on tax refund plan

Jun. 22, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A special session of the Indiana Legislature will begin July 6 to take up the governor’s proposal for sending out $225 payments to all taxpayers from the state’s growing budget surplus. The Republican-dominated Legislature, however, isn’t limited to the...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 07, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Jeffersonville News and Tribune. June 1, 2022. Editorial: Indiana lawmakers should suspend gas tax The price we pay at the pump is truly a bipartisan dilemma — a cost that affects each of us in several ways. There’s the immediate pinch in our...

Indiana court strikes down emergency law fought by governor

Jun. 03, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday threw out a law that gave state legislators increased power to intervene during public health emergencies, agreeing with arguments from Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb that the move violated the state constitution. The court’s...

Indiana lawmakers enact trans sports ban with veto override

May. 24, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Indiana voted Tuesday to override the GOP governor’s veto of a bill banning transgender females from competing in girls school sports and join about more than a dozen other states adopting similar laws in the past two years. State...

Indiana lawmakers ban transgender females from playing girls school sports by overriding Republican governor’s veto

May. 24, 2022 15:16 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers ban transgender females from playing girls school sports by overriding Republican governor’s veto.

Indiana lawmakers likely to override trans sports bill veto

May. 20, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats and activists are holding out little hope of getting the votes needed to uphold the Indiana governor’s veto of a bill banning transgender athletes from competing in school sports. The Republican-dominated Legislature is slated to override the veto by...

Indiana legislative race with 6-vote margin going to recount

May. 17, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A recount will be held in a Republican primary race for a suburban Indianapolis legislative seat where the top two candidates are separated by six votes. The recount announced Tuesday follows local election officials certifying results showing Hamilton County...

Indiana GOP lawmakers hold off most hard-right challengers

May. 03, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frustrated Indiana conservatives fell short in most primary races Tuesday in their drive to push the Republican-controlled state Legislature further to the right, and two of the movement’s leaders lost their reelection bids. The roughly two dozen so-called...

Gary Snyder wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Indiana's 3rd Congressional District.

May. 03, 2022 22:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Snyder wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Indiana's 3rd Congressional District.