Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says the state is taking a “three-legged stool approach” to confronting drug abuse and addiction in Indiana by making more treatment options available, strengthening law enforcement and increasing prevention efforts.
Indiana's Judicial Nominating Commission sent the Republican governor a letter March 11 with the names of three finalists to replace Justice Brent Dickson, who retires from the high court April 29 before he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 75.
New legislation extends more privacy rights to sexual assault and domestic abuse victims on college campuses. It also closes a legal loophole that didn’t protect personal information given to victims’ advocates.
Despite passing more than 100 bills, and resolving issues that had lingered in the the legislature for years, the 2016 session of the Indiana General Assembly may be remembered more for what lawmakers couldn't get done.