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The Upcoming 2020 Legislative Session
January 10, 2020
A new season of Indiana Lawmakers begins and joining host Jon Schwantes with perspectives on the 2020 Legislative session are four political journalists; Mary Beth Schneider, Eric Berman, Lindsey Erdody, and Brandon Smith.
2019 Indiana Legislative Session Recap
May 3, 2019
How will the results of the 2019 Indiana Legislative Session affect you and your fellow Hoosiers? Indiana Lawmakers host John Schwantes will pose those questions, not to partisans but to journalists who covered this year's session, day in and day out.
2019 Session Outcomes
April 26, 2019
What will be the results of the 2019 Indiana Legislative Session? Host John Schwantes will ask House Speaker Brian Bosma, House Minority Leader Phil GiaQuinta, Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray, and Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane.
Indiana Budget Surprises?
April 19, 2019
What surprises await in the Indiana Budget? Senators Karen Tallian and Eric Bassler, along with Representatives Greg Porter and Mike Karickhoff, will debate the options, as they join host Jon Schwantes this week on Indiana Lawmakers.
Indiana Gaming Laws
April 12, 2019
Are changes coming for Indiana Gaming Laws? Host Jon Schwantes discusses the issue with Senator Eddie Melton of Gary; Senator Jon Ford of Terre Haute; Representative Earl Harris Jr. of East Chicago; and Representative Terri Austin of Anderson.
April 5, 2019
Should Marijuana be legalized in Indiana for medicinal, and even recreational use? Joining host Jon Schwantes to discuss the issue are Representative Jim Lucas, and Dr. John McGoff, immediate past president of the Indiana State Medical Association.
Criminal Code Reform
March 29, 2019
How should society deal with people who do bad things? Lawmakers host Jon Schwantes and his guests Senator Jim Merritt, Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger, David Powell of IPAC, and Bernice Corley, with IPDC will discuss the options.
Indiana Redistricting Laws
March 22, 2019
This week host Jon Schwantes is joined by Sen. John Ruckelshaus, Representatives Jerry Torr and Justin Moed, & Julia Vaughn, with Common Cause Indiana to discuss talks redistricting laws.
Convention and Sports Facility Expansions
March 15, 2019
Will convention and sports facility expansions in Indianapolis benefit all Hoosiers? Lawmakers host Jon Schwantes will ask Senator Jack Sandlin, Representative Robin Shackleford, Chris Gahl, of Visit Indy, and Dave Sibley, of White Lodging Services.
Payday Loan Laws
March 8, 2019
Should payday loan laws change in Indiana? Host Jon Schwantes will ask Senator Greg Walker, Representative Matt Lehman, Erin Macy, with the Indiana Institute for Working Families, and Matt Whetstone, founder of the lobbying firm 1816 inc.
Education Issues for Indiana Schools
March 1, 2019
What might be changing for Indiana's schools? Lawmakers host Jon Schwantes will ask Representatives Bob Behning and Greg Porter, both of Indianapolis, Teresa Meredith, President of ISTA, and Chris Himsel, Superintendent of Northwest Allen County Schools.
Indiana Abortion Laws
February 22, 2019
What might change for Indiana's abortion laws? Host Jon Schwantes will ask Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher, Representative Sue Errington, and Shruti Rana of Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.