| Feb 29, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Members of the Indiana Senate voted 29 to 21 to pass a heavily amended statewide smoking ban Wednesday.
The vote represents the strongest support yet for a statewide ban on smoking in public places. But supporters of the ban said it hardly feels like a...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:04 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate on Wednesday passed a diluted version of a statewide ban on smoking in public places in hopes that lawmakers can forge a stronger ban in a conference committee with House lawmakers who've passed a more...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Indiana is one step closer to having a statewide smoking ban in place, but it came after a long and difficult, back and forth battle.
"If the employee lives outside of the residence, the homeowner cannot smoke in his home anymore," said Senator Mike...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 7:03 AM
The 30-minute address was interrupted by applause 12 times in a speech that was devoid of the big themes or challenges that have marked past Daniels state of the state remarks.
Praising the $1 billion budget surplus he secured last spring over the...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 5:05 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — A movement to add a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions to the state constitution won another victory Tuesday.
The Indiana Senate voted 40-10 in favor of a measure that would allow Hoosiers to vote on an amendment to prohibit...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:09 PM
A law stripping funding from Planned Parenthood is having unintended consequences. Doctors with Indiana University and Wishard Hospital have stopped performing abortions, even on women whose lives may be in jeopardy.
It's a stunning development that...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:25 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – State democrats want an investigation after $300 million that was intended for the general fund was instead sat somewhere else unnoticed for years.
"I don't know a better way to start than to say Christmas came early," said...
| Oct 29, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State Sen. Richard Young of Milltown says he won't seek another term as the Senate's Democratic leader.
Senate Democrats first elected Young as leader of their caucus in November 1996, and he's held the post for 12 years. He says...
| Jan 9, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State Senate leaders want counties to have an option on Gov. Mitch Daniels' proposals to streamline local government.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne says it's better for people to decide the structure of local...