The Republican-controlled Indiana House could vote as early as Monday on a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Opponents say the amendment isn't needed because Indiana law already bans gay marriage, but supporters worry that courts could overturn that law.&nb
A proposal meant to curtail illegal immigration in Indiana is moving forward. A state senate committee held a hearing Wednesday on Senate Bill 590. If passed, the bill would allow state and local police to arrest anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally.
An Indiana Senate committee is hearing testimony today in Indianapolis over a bill to crack down on illegal immigration in the state.The bill is pattern after Arizona’s controversial immigration reform law.Indiana Senate Bill 590 would give police authority to arrest any person they believe is an il
Republican lawmakers in Indiana are determined not to fail this time around in pushing for a state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. On Monday, a Republican-controlled House committee approved the amendment requirement by a 8-4 vote along party lines.
Indiana's senior senator, Richard Lugar (R-IN), plans to seek a re-election in 2012.Lugar spokesman Mark Helmke said Tuesday that Lugar plans to run a vigorous campaign and is committed to winning a seventh term representing Indiana in the Senate.That effort has already begun.