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Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm
State lawmakers face packed agenda

State lawmakers face packed agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…

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Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.

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Pence plan for business tax cut would hit schools, local governments hard

Pence plan for business tax cut would hit schools, local governments hard

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana schools and local governments will lose about a sixth of their total property tax revenues if Gov. Mike Pence succeeds in eliminating the business personal property tax.

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Lawmakers still divided on lifting Lake levy freeze

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-Senate conference committee, made up mostly of Northwest Indiana lawmakers, remained far apart Tuesday following more than an hour of discussion on whether the General Assembly should lift the Lake County property tax levy freeze.

April 23, 2013 10:21 am Related

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Fate of Lake income tax back in county's hands

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have decided for now to leave the debate over a Lake County income tax to the County Council, but plans for Gary airport board reforms and studies of a Steel City port and trauma hospital are in danger following a contentious House committee hearing.

April 03, 2013 5:00 pm

No consensus yet in Lake income tax debate at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation intended to entice the Lake County Council to finally enact an income tax is likely to be approved next week by the House Ways and Means Committee, but it's not yet clear what might be in it.

March 20, 2013 7:15 pm Related

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Porter Co. Commissioners set to prevail in tax dispute with council

INDIANAPOLIS | A measure expected to be signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence should end a dispute between the Porter County Council and the county commissioners over who has the authority to spend local income tax revenue.

March 19, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Senator: If Lake council wants higher income tax, it should act now

INDIANAPOLIS | If Lake County leaders want a local income tax rate higher than the 1 percent maximum under consideration by the Indiana General Assembly, they should enact one.

March 14, 2013 7:12 pm Related

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Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | A state budget think tank is urging Indiana lawmakers to consider streamlining and simplifying local income taxes.

November 12, 2012 4:15 pm Related
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