2020 General Assembly

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

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The vast majority of laws passed each year by the Indiana General Assembly take effect either immediately or on July 1.

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Lawmakers approved several new education laws during the legislative session earlier this year, and many go into effect with the new fiscal year, July 1.

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Hoosiers can no longer use their cell phones while driving unless they’re hands-free, starting Wednesday.

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Lawmakers wrapped up the 2020 legislative session – a bill on Curtis Hill died, while health care measures cleared the General Assembly. And coronavirus landed in the state.

Here’s what you might have missed this week at the Statehouse.

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Lawmakers sent legislation to the governor late Wednesday that would help prevent some patients from getting surprise medical bills.

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Confusion remains over whether Attorney General Curtis Hill will keep his job if his law license is suspended.

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This year’s legislative session went by quickly. If you haven’t been paying attention to energy and environment issues that came up, here’s what you need to know.

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Republican legislative leaders say Indiana made huge gains in health care and education in the 2020 legislative session. But Democrats decry missed opportunities.

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An environmental group is asking the governor to veto legislation that it says would harm the state’s wetlands. The Hoosier Environmental Council says recent changes to a bill regarding drain maintenance in wetlands don’t go far enough. 

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