The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King vs. Burwell Wednesday. It’s a case that challenges one of the main components of the Affordable Care Act. The outcome could affect hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers.
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.
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.”
The General Assembly passed the halfway mark of its 2015 legislative session Wednesday. Two of the state’s top lawmakers think their parties have accomplished so far, and what they hope to do as the session continues.