To say it was a busy day in Indiana politics would be an understatement. Here’s a rundown…
Governor Mike Pence says the RFRA debacle is “in the past” (The Statehouse File)
Indy Politics talks to Chris Cotterill, chief counsel for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) about why the agency decided to hire a global PR firm to help rebrand the state’s image in the wake of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) controversy. You can hear the Leon-Tailored audio above. It runs 7 minutes.
The Whitestown Town Council approved a new ordinance aimed at protecting LGBT residents from discrimination. (RTV 6)
The Indiana House moves forward with allowing the State Board of Education to choose its own chair and expands its size from 11 to 13 members. (Chalkbeat Indiana)
Senate Republicans block Democratic efforts to send a repeal of the common construction wage to a summer study committee. (Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette)
Plans for a new criminal justice center in Marion County are in political limbo. (Indy Star)