Phyllis Bush of the Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education sent word that it is -16 degrees in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

But the legislature never rests, she says:

“At 1:30 the Senate Education Committee will be discussing taking away the Statewide testing requirements for voucher schools. Anything for keeping the playing field level….just in case you are a glutton for punishment, here is the live stream link: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2014/committees/education_and_career_development_3400″

Ever busy, the legislature also expects to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, which is already illegal.