We know you’re busy and don’t have time to go through all the headlines from across the state, so we do it for you with the daily Indy Politics Statewide Summary.  Here’s a copy of what we sent out this morning.


Four critical legislative bills considered key by Republican legislators will likely be passed — all in one day — in a special session Monday of the Indiana General Assembly. (Herald Bulletin)

As lawmakers prepare to extend control over two public school districts, some civic leaders are questioning the disparate treatment of Gary, a majority-black district, and Muncie, a predominantly white one.  (Chalkbeat Indiana)

Rural school districts in Indiana are in dire straits, at least that’s what the Friends of Public Education said at a rally on Saturday at North Central High School.  (Tribune Star)

Unless 8th District Rep. Larry Bucshon publicly puts both feet in his mouth, alienates a key voting bloc or single-handedly blocks one of President Trump’s cherished objectives, Tuesday’s voting suggests Republicans will continue to back him.  (Courier Press)


On the heels of a Civilian Police Merit Board decision clearing two IMPD officers in the fatal shooting of Aaron Bailey last year, protestors took to Monument Circle Friday night to demand changes.  (WIBC)

Records show that companies and local governments have proposed building new immigration detention centers in Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana in response to a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  (Indiana Public Media)

Indiana State University trustees have approved operating budgets for the 2018-2019 fiscal year totaling $195.3 million in projected revenue and expenses. The school has also given the go-ahead to a middle school mathematics major designed to address the shortage of middle school math teachers.  (Inside Indiana Business)