Weather postpones opening day of legislature
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana General Assembly decided to postpone the opening of its 2014 session because of bad weather.
The Indiana House and Senate were scheduled to begin the legislative session on Monday but decided to postpone that because of expected extreme low temperatures and snow. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures in the Indianapolis area to hit a high of about 11 below on Monday, saying that strong winds may produce wind chills of 25 to 45 below zero.
Officials said General Assembly staff members are expected to report to work at 1:30 p.m. Monday.