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Detroit-style bankruptcy can't happen in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | No matter how destitute or debt-laden, no Hoosier local governmental body can file for bankruptcy like Detroit did earlier this month.

July 27, 2013 9:30 pm Related
Pence orders cuts in Calumet Township spending

Pence orders cuts in Calumet Township spending

INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.

May 10, 2013 5:02 pm Related

Senate OKs limits on Calumet Twp. spending, gives Griffith chance to leave

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate has approved legislation, long sought by Griffith residents, limiting Calumet Township spending and giving Griffith a chance to leave the township if spending continues at current levels.

April 04, 2013 7:00 pm Related


Daniels signs 46 bills into law

INDIANAPOLIS | A new fee for 911 service, assistance for financially distressed local governments, a plan for the state to opt out of federal health programs, a redefinition of public intoxication and an unusual form of fishing were among the 46 bills signed into law Monday by Republican Gov…

March 19, 2012 5:45 pm Related

Local governments may get to ask emergency manager for financial help

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations in financial distress could ask a state board to appoint an emergency manager to fix their finances under legislation approved by the Indiana General Assembly Friday.

March 09, 2012 5:20 pm

Senate agrees to let broke local governments seek expert help

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments in financial distress could request expert help to get their budgets balanced under legislation approved 49-1 Wednesday by the Indiana Senate.

February 29, 2012 6:00 pm

Plan approved for distressed local governments to ask for financial manager

INDIANAPOLIS | Financially distressed local governments, including school corporations, could ask the state to appoint an emergency manager with broad powers to fix the unit's finances under legislation approved 45-5 on Monday by the Indiana Senate.

January 30, 2012 8:30 pm

Panel approves emergency manager option for financially distressed governments

INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations were added Tuesday to legislation permitting financially distressed local governments to ask a state board that an emergency manager be appointed to fix the unit's finances.

January 17, 2012 1:30 pm

Ind. municipal bankruptcy bill unlikely to get another shot

INDIANAPOLIS | One of this year's most controversial and complicated Statehouse proposals likely won't be on the agenda when state lawmakers return in January.

November 20, 2011 3:00 pm

Outlook gloomy for tool to help broke local governments

INDIANAPOLIS | The sponsor of legislation giving financially distressed local governments a tool to avoid bankruptcy is pessimistic it will be approved in the waning hours of the 2011 legislative session.

April 28, 2011 6:30 pm

Charbonneau will try to restore local government bankruptcy option

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate sponsor of legislation intended to keep local governments out of bankruptcy expects to undo a change made by the House to his proposal.

April 26, 2011 6:45 pm

House strips bankruptcy option for distressed local governments

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation establishing a process intended to keep local governments out of bankruptcy was changed Wednesday by the Indiana House to not allow local governments to file for bankruptcy.

April 21, 2011 12:00 am
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