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10:23 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Gay Marriage, Taxes Top Agenda for Indiana General Assembly

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Indiana lawmakers have begun the 2014 General Assembly.

The House and Senate began work Tuesday afternoon, following a one-day delay because of the heavy snow and subzero temperatures that hit the state.

The weather still kept many lawmakers from getting to the Capitol. The House barely had enough members present to conduct business.

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3:31 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Bosma: Indiana Gay Marriage Amendment Still on the Table for 2014 Session

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma
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Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says he expects lawmakers to reach a conclusion this year on amending the state's same-sex marriage ban into the constitution but the Republican hasn't decided on timetable for tackling the issue in the 2014 session.

Bosma did not include the ban on a list of formal House Republican priorities presented at the Indiana Chamber of commerce's annual legislative preview today.   But the issue is still likely to dominate much of the 2014 session.

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4:34 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Indiana Lawmakers Prep For 2013 Session

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Indiana state lawmakers held their organizational session today in preparation for the 2013 General Assembly.

The House and Senate meetings were largely ceremonial.

Brian Bosma was sworn in for a second term as Speaker of the House, where Republicans now hold a supermajority.

Bosma pledged to work closely with the Democratic minority, saying everyone needs to deal with critical issues like fiscal stability, job creation and education.

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