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Budget Deficit

Indiana narrowly misses monthly revenue goal

Indiana narrowly misses monthly revenue goal

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana fell $5.2 million short of its July revenue target, ending a four-month streak of better than expected tax collections.

August 13, 2014 12:52 pm Related
State likely to fall short of annual revenue target

State likely to fall short of annual revenue target

INDIANAPOLIS | May tax revenue exceeded the state's reduced expectations, but Indiana likely still will fall short of its annual revenue target when the 2014 budget year ends June 30.

June 06, 2014 7:15 pm Related

U.S. budget deficit down 37.6 percent through July

The government on Monday reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years.

August 12, 2013 1:50 pm
New Illinois casinos could bust Indiana's budget

New Illinois casinos could bust Indiana's budget

INDIANAPOLIS | The ink is barely dry on Indiana's two-year state budget legislation, but the potential for new Illinois casinos is threatening to throw the Hoosier spending and tax cut plan out of balance.

May 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos



House Democrats plan to force vote on Pence tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.

February 15, 2013 1:00 pm

Ind. GOP chairman rips Gregg's record as budget-balancer

INDIANAPOLIS | The head of the state Republican Party lashed out at John Gregg Tuesday, accusing the Democratic candidate for governor of "embellishing" his record managing state finances while speaker of the Indiana House.

July 24, 2012 1:15 pm

E.C. looking to outsource EMS Department

EAST CHICAGO | Residents soon may see a privatized ambulance service responding to their medical emergencies as the city looks to deflate a bloated budget.

March 24, 2012 8:30 am

Can Illinois budget deficit be fixed with one simple tax?

One-thousandth of 1 percent might not seem like a significant amount. But when it comes to paying off the massive budget deficit in Illinois, it could mean everything.

February 04, 2012 8:15 pm
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