Indiana senators are holding the first of a series of budget hearings this week despite the absence of House Democrats, most of whom remain in neighboring Illinois in protest of a series of Republican-backed bills that curtail public unions.

Sen. Luke Kenley, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced last week that budget hearings would begin this week.

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