Indiana

The Indiana Senate voted Monday to override Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of a tenant-landlord bill passed last year. The move would restrict local governments from enacting measures to increase renter rights and penalize landlords.

Indiana schools will have more than $881 million available starting next month to help pay for the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the latest round of emergency federal funding. 

Indiana could put speed cameras in highway work zones under legislation unanimously approved by a House committee Monday.

The Indiana Department of Health reported 296 additional confirmed deaths over the last week, along with 1,507 historical deaths from a year-end audit. That brings the state’s total to 11,401 confirmed deaths. The state also reported slightly more than 13,000 new cases in the last week – the fewest weekly reported total since mid-October.

The number of Hoosiers who are members of labor unions is at its lowest point in two decades, even as workplace safety issues in the pandemic may be sparking more interest in organized labor.

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