It was a  slow news day over at the Statehouse, but there were a few news items however worth mentioning.

House Speaker Brian Bosma tells Indy Politics they are keeping an eye a redistricting case before the U.S. Supreme Court to see what impact it might have here in Indiana.

The Chairman of the Senate Tax & Fiscal Policy Committee won’t say whether a bill to repeal Indiana’s common construction wage law will get a hearing.  (The Statehouse File)

Meanwhile, building contractors rallied at the Statehouse Monday to convince lawmakers not to repeal the law.  (Times of Northwest Indiana)

State-hired education consultants offer recommendations on how to avoid a repeat of the ISTEP exam crisis.  (Evansville Courier Press)

The Indianapolis City-County Council is moving forward with a $4.2 million pre-K program.  (Chalkbeat Indiana)

The State is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to reinstate part of ban on synthetic drugs which was struck down by a lower court.  (Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette)