Brian Bosma

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Fishers attorney Chris Jeter is the newest member of the Indiana House of Representatives.

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Former Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) is officially leaving his Statehouse seat at the end of this month.

Bosma’s departure has been in the works for months since he announced the 2020 session would be his last.

There was a changing of the guard at the Statehouse Monday as Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers) became the new Speaker of the Indiana House.

A disciplinary hearing officer says Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license should be suspended for 60 days without automatic reinstatement after four women accused him of sexual misconduct.

It looks unlikely the House will restore employment accommodations for pregnant workers that were stripped out in the Senate last week.

Hoosier casinos can now offer bets on the Academy Awards after getting approval from the Indiana Gaming Commission.

Gov. Eric Holcomb proposed a new plan to free up state dollars for teacher pay in his State of the State address Tuesday. That plan could be implemented this year – but Holcomb wants to wait for 2021.

Indiana lawmakers say they’ll push forward with legislation to increase the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

That’s despite Congress already making that change to federal law.

Republican legislative leaders aren’t sold on a proposal to lower the minimum age at which a Hoosier could serve in the General Assembly.

Lawmakers will likely file legislation in the 2020 session over proposed rules at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles for Hoosiers to change the gender on their driver’s license.

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