Indiana lawmakers are scheduled to begin public hearings on a new state budget Monday. But Democrats continue to boycott budget talks and remain in Illinois.Indiana Republicans are beginning the process of working around the boycotting Democrats. State senators are holding public hearings Monday.
House Republicans, Senate Democrats and the White House appear to agree on two things at least: the federal government shouldn't be shut down and funding the government via stopgap spending bills is no way to run a government.Aside from that, they don't agree on much else.
House Democrats continue to stay away from the Indiana Statehouse, despite the fact their absence is now hitting their own pocketbooks.Indiana House Majority Speaker Brian Bosma hopes to get business started Tuesday. The Republican leader didn’t have any luck Monday restarting the session
The Democratic "flu" (or should it be "flew?") is spreading.The Indianapolis Star reports that Democrats in the Indiana state house have decamped the state to avoid voting on anti-union legislation just like their fellow Democrats in Wisconsin.In Indiana, it's Democrats in the House whereas in Wisco