Daniels Signs Education Bills

Governor Mitch Daniels has signed into law a plan giving Indiana the nation’s most sweeping private school voucher program. The Republican governor gathered with lawmakers and supporters at the statehouse today to sign the voucher bill and another measure to expand charter schools. “Today is about education, it’s also about social justice, it’s about equality.… Continue reading Daniels Signs Education Bills

House Vote Set On Indiana Education Bills

From the Associated Press: Indiana lawmakers are set to vote tomorrow on two sweeping education bills: One aimed at spurring more charter schools and another to create the most expansive private school voucher program in the country. Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma says he expects both bills will be put up for a final legislative… Continue reading House Vote Set On Indiana Education Bills

Budget, Other Bills Await Indiana General Assembly Action

Indiana lawmakers return to the statehouse today for the final week of the General Assembly Bills awaiting final action include a $28 billion two-year budget. Democrats are calling for the removal of a Senate budget provision that takes aim at boycotting lawmakers. It would allow constituents to file suit against legislators who walk off the… Continue reading Budget, Other Bills Await Indiana General Assembly Action