Attorneys and judges in the second appellate district covering Indianapolis and parts of north central Indiana are encouraged to apply for the position. Candidates must be a member of the Indiana Bar for at least 10 years or a state judge for five years.
The Indiana House easily approved legislation repealing the state’s common construction wage, and the bill’s support in the Senate looks strong. Pushing the issue to summer study committee could be opponents’ best hope.
The House approved a Republican-led proposal last week that would eliminate the boards that set construction wages for each state or local project. The rally falls on the first full session day after bills switch from the House to the Senate.
Despite its easy approval by the Senate, legislation establishing a new energy efficiency program for the state faces heavy criticism from environmental and consumer advocacy groups. Much of the outcry comes because of what’s known as “lost revenue recovery.”