January 15, 2021 •
Indiana Legislature Convenes with Adjustments for COVID-19
Lawmakers convened the 122nd Indiana General Assembly with several adjustments due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
These changes include moving the House of Representatives to the Government Center South building and installing plexiglass barriers in Senate.
Neither chamber is requiring masks despite a push by House Democrats on Organization Day for a mask mandate.
Republicans also have supermajorities in both chambers.
Lawmakers will be focusing on writing the two-year budget, which must be done by June 30.
Additionally, they will redraw legislative and congressional district lines when the state receives the population data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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