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Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 Indiana budget now being crafted by Gov. Mike Pence.

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm
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 ends budget year with surplus, despite revenue drop

State ends budget year with surplus, despite revenue drop

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.

July 14, 2014 5:30 pm Related
Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | No single person at the Statehouse is standing in the way of South Shore expansion, because outside the 21-member Northwest Indiana legislative delegation, few of the 129 other state senators and representatives have even heard of it.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pence sticks to script in address to Legislature

Pence sticks to script in address to Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence focused on familiar themes Tuesday in his second State of the State address, asking the General Assembly to lower taxes on businesses and families, fund prekindergarten for low-income children and promote charter schools.

January 14, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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State revenue tops lowered target

State revenue tops lowered target

INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue rebounded last month, easily surpassing the reduced monthly target that budget officials adopted Dec. 20 after falling short four times since July.

January 08, 2014 2:32 pm Related

Hoosiers would see minuscule benefit from Pence income tax plan

INDIANAPOLIS | New details about Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to increase the amount of personal income exempt from state tax reveal the plan is far less generous than originally assumed.

December 24, 2013 2:15 pm
Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to reduce the income taxes paid by families with children as part of his plan to promote marriage and childbearing in Indiana.

December 19, 2013 11:19 pm Related
Northwest Indiana economy expected to grow slowly next year

Northwest Indiana economy expected to grow slowly next year

SCHERERVILLE | Northwest Indiana's economy should continue down a path of slow growth next year, when the state's unemployment rate is project to shrink to 6.5 percent.

November 15, 2013 4:30 pm

World economy being sustained by extraordinary aid

WASHINGTON | Five years after a global financial crisis erupted, the world's biggest economies still need to be propped up.

November 11, 2013 2:46 pm
Bayh recounts his front-row seat to financial crisis

Bayh recounts his front-row seat to financial crisis

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., sees the recent financial crisis as a tale of greed, fear, dreams, hopes and panic, calling it a story as old as time and destined to repeat itself absent changes to the incentives that drive American business and government.

April 05, 2013 10:10 am
LARRY DeBOER: Looking over the fiscal cliff

LARRY DeBOER: Looking over the fiscal cliff

Economics is not an experimental science. We can't say to Congress, "Honorable ladies and gentlemen, please drastically raise taxes and cut spending all at once so we can measure the effects on the economy of changes in the federal government's budget." This is not what elected officials do.

November 24, 2012 12:00 am
LARRY DeBOER: This economic recovery isn't like the last Great Recession

LARRY DeBOER: This economic recovery isn't like the last Great Recession

What's wrong with the recovery? It's been almost two years since the end of the Great Recession in July 2009. The recession ended in the sense that the economy stopped declining and started growing. But growth has been very slow.

July 02, 2011 12:00 am
How to be a Fuel Miser

How to be a Fuel Miser

Hand with gas pump and money

April 24, 2011 12:00 am
Expiring Credits

Expiring Credits

A large quantity of 100 US$ money notes lined up in a vertical row. Very shallow depth of field.

November 11, 2010 9:57 am
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