The state’s previous energy efficiency program set energy savings goals utility companies were expected to meet. Legislation proposed by Indianapolis Republican Sen. Jim Merritt – and crafted by Gov. Mike Pence’s office – allows utility companies to set their own efficiency goals.
Senate Bill 166, authored by Sen. Pat Miller, R-Indianapolis, would allow the pre-existing spinal cord and brain injury fund to be used to fund facilities, treatment and services for traumatic injuries. It passed unanimously and is headed to the full Senate for consideration.