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