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TODAY’S NEWS

Summer study committee topics for General Assembly are assigned
Senate, House override Holcomb veto on legislation curbing authority of local health officers
Second lawsuit filed against General Assembly over bill limiting governor’s authority
Lawmakers to reconvene Monday, may vote to override Holcomb vetoes
Rokita files court motion to throw out Holcomb lawsuit against General Assembly
New census data shows sharp increase nationally in early and mail-in voting
Criticism floods in after Holcomb signs wetlands deregulation bill
John Krull commentary: Your tax dollars at work in the Indiana Statehouse
Weighing in, Attorney General Rokita disputes Holcomb’s authority to file suit against General Assembly
Holcomb vetoes bill requiring additional labeling of ethanol fuel
Secretary of State Sullivan acknowledges fundraising ahead of allowed date
Holcomb sues General Assembly, leaders over new law curtailing his emergency powers
It’s official: Census numbers show Indiana won’t lose a seat in Congress
John Krull commentary: Call it what it is — a power grab
The session that didn’t end: Plan to reconvene for redistricting raises concerns
2021 session recesses after passage of state budget with overwhelmingly bipartisan support
Controversial elections bill dies without further action as legislature temporarily adjourns
U.S. Supreme Court prods Indiana AG to respond in suit seeking no-excuse absentee voting
Final version of budget bill uses extra funding to boost teacher pay
Author of controversial elections bill hopes to restore changes affecting absentee voting, governor’s authority
Amended legislation clears the way for reconvened session on redistricting later this year
House, Senate override veto of bill limiting governor’s power; court challenge expected
Plans for state budget to be adjusted due to $2 billion in added revenue
Bill scaling back wetlands protection is headed to Holcomb
Heavily amended elections bill passes House, returns to Senate; heading to conference committee
Legislative leaders shed some light on redistricting plans, AP reports
Holcomb signs civics education bill, seen as an early step toward improving Indiana’s civic health
John Krull commentary: Lawmakers send cash and constitution into the shredder
Committee passes elections bill but removes provisions limiting absentee voting and governor’s powers
John Krull commentary: Business and rights of conscience in Georgia
Elections bill stalls in committee after testimony in opposition; vote now scheduled for Thursday
House committee to hear bill with absentee-voting requirements similar to Georgia legislation
John Krull commentary: Another alt-right self-pity party
Final ICRC hearing focuses on 2nd Congressional District and the tradeoffs of “compactness”
John Krull commentary: Georgia on our minds
John Krull commentary: Evan Bayh, Joe Biden and unlearned lessons
Proposal for redistricting reform is short-lived as parliamentary move ends debate
Suggestion from the 4th District: Should redistricting reform start at the grassroots?
John Krull Commentary: Yesterday’s wrongs, today’s suffering
Senate unanimously passes civics education bill
“Our districts are a mess:” ICRC hearing focuses on NE Indiana
Holli Sullivan appointed as new secretary of state
John Krull commentary: Enemies, a love story
Legislation would allow more time to finalize plans for soccer stadium
John Krull commentary: An assault on justice and truth
Police reform bill unanimously endorsed by Senate committee
Civics education bill clears Senate committee, is eligible for final vote
John Krull commentary: Not canceling, just editing
Senate committee begins review of civics education bill
Black Legislative Caucus hosts Call to Action days
First ICRC meeting centers on Marion County district lines
House passes constitutional carry; bill awaits Senate review
Budget bill passes House amid debate over education priorities
Senate passes bill giving legislature sole authority to reschedule elections, expand absentee voting
John Krull commentary: Lawmakers behaving badly, again
IndyGo transit system sees future threatened in Senate
Booing, jeering, hallway altercations mar House debate on school district boundaries bill
House overwhelmingly passes civics education bill
House passes expanded voucher program; bill goes to Senate
House overrides Holcomb veto; bill barring local regulation of landlord-tenant dealings to become law
Bill amended to give legislature sole authority to reschedule elections, expand vote-by-mail
Senate accepts House changes on COVID lawsuit protections; bill heads to Holcomb
Secretary of State Lawson announces plans to resign; Holcomb to appoint successor
Constitutional carry clears one committee, heads to another for review
COVID lawsuit immunity bill passes House
House committee endorses civics ed requirement for middle schools
Senate votes to override Holcomb veto of landlord/tenant bill
John Krull commentary: Susan Bayh and the steel behind the smile
Vote-by-mail, other amendments to elections bills are again voted down along party lines
Buttigieg confirmed as transportation secretary
Young joins COVID relief talks with White House
House committee votes down no-excuse absentee voting amendment
Senate passes COVID lawsuit immunity amid debate
John Krull commentary: Holcomb talks, rather than speaks
Holcomb praises Indiana’s position despite pandemic in virtual State of the State
Bill targeting unemployment fraud draws debate