With what looks like a couple of days to go before lawmakers sine die, here are some headlines from today’s activities at the Indiana General Assembly.
A potential deal on a gambling bill would legalize sports betting in Indiana in time for football season. (WIBC)
State lawmakers are putting the final touches on a compromise gaming proposal that significantly alters some of the provisions impacting Northwest Indiana, which previously were separately approved by the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (Times of Northwest Indiana)
Lawmakers have finalized legislation that would find ways to pay for the deals to keep the Indiana Pacers in town and to build a new soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven. (Indy Star)
As 80,000 gun-rights enthusiasts begin rolling into Indianapolis for the National Rifle Association’s annual convention this week, legislation involving guns is in the final stages of becoming law. (The Statehouse File)
Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed new legislation to make Indiana the third state to extend Medicaid coverage for doulas, who provide physical and emotional assistance for mothers. (WFYI)
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