2020 Legislative Agenda

Two contradictory state bills meant to decide who gets access to Lake Michigan beaches passed out of committee on Monday. 

Legislation to spend nearly $300 million in excess budget surplus dollars on higher education building projects is headed to the governor’s desk.

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On this edition of the podcast the you’ll hear the latest on proposed shift changes with the East Chicago Police Department, the 2020 Presidential election could stall Indiana judgeships, Brandon Smith reports Indiana lawmakers will likely file legislation in the 2020 session over proposed rules at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles for Hoosiers to change the gender on their driver’s license and Chris Nolte has a conversation with the executive director of the Northwest Indiana Forum Heather Ennis. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Indiana Senate Democrats say they’ll push next session to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession, while not legalizing the drug.