K-12 education given historic $1.9 billion funding increase

Friday, April 23, 2021

This week, the Indiana General Assembly passed the 2022-2023 state budget, which includes a massive $1.9 billion increase in K-12 education over the biennium. more »

Expanding visitation in health care facilities

Friday, April 16, 2021

Over the past year, many Hoosiers were unable to visit their loved ones in health care facilities during the pandemic. As a result of visitation restrictions, patients were forced to manage their affairs and make tough decisions without the comfort of loved ones to support them. more »

Conference Committees

Friday, April 9, 2021

The General Assembly will soon begin the final phase of the lawmaking process. Now that both chambers have reviewed and voted on legislation authored in the opposite chamber, bills will either go straight to the governor for consideration or be subject to further review by lawmakers. more »

Empowering Families Through School Choice

Monday, March 29, 2021

Most parents would agree that each child learns in different ways, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to education. Children should have access to what works best for them and their family, which is why Senate Republicans support the concept of school choice. more »

Increasing legislative oversight during a state of emergency

Friday, March 26, 2021

One of the bills Senate Republicans are supporting this year in response to the pandemic is House Bill 1123, which would allow the General Assembly to play a more active role in decision-making during statewide emergencies. more »