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Office Of Management And Budget

New data hub tracks state, local government effectiveness

New data hub tracks state, local government effectiveness

INDIANAPOLIS | Already a mainstay of businesses and baseball teams, "big data" has arrived in Indiana, which hopes to improve the effectiveness of state agencies and local governments — and Hoosiers can play along.

July 21, 2014 6:15 pm
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

EDITORIAL: Indiana doesn't need extra education agency

House Republicans stood up for costly duplication of services when they thwarted Democratic leader Scott Pelath's attempt to pull the financial plug on the Center for Education and Career Innovation.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Common Core foes can't muster majority

INDIANAPOLIS | Six Republican state lawmakers were prepared to recommend Friday that Indiana permanently withdraw from Common Core educational standards, even though the legal deadline to make that recommendation was Nov. 1.

November 15, 2013 3:38 pm
State budget heads exhort agencies to tighten belts

State budget heads exhort agencies to tighten belts

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana budget officials have instructed state agencies and departments to trim expenses where possible in the wake of unexpectedly weak tax revenues.

October 12, 2013 8:32 pm Related

Lawmakers remain caught in Common Core conundrum

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are back to square one in deciding whether to keep, adapt or dump Common Core educational standards for Indiana schools.

October 01, 2013 2:52 pm
Pence to name new state auditor Thursday

Pence to name new state auditor Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will appoint a new state auditor Thursday to replace Tim Berry, who finally resigned Tuesday after more than three weeks of pulling double-duty as chairman of the Indiana Republican Party.

August 14, 2013 9:39 am Related

Pence shuffles budget staff

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is separating the directorships of the Office of Management and Budget and the State Budget Agency.

June 24, 2013 2:22 pm
EDITORIAL: Paving the way for Hoosier jobs

EDITORIAL: Paving the way for Hoosier jobs

New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has hit the ground running, addressing key economic development issues on his first day in office. That's a good start.

January 15, 2013 12:00 am

Pence appoints former Daniels adviser as new OMB director

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov.-elect Mike Pence on Monday selected his campaign's policy guru to head Indiana's Office of Management and Budget starting in January.

November 26, 2012 4:30 pm

Pence promises moratorium on state regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence vowed Tuesday to halt nearly all new state regulations if he's elected governor and review every rule put in place by the current Republican administration.

June 26, 2012 12:30 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Pro-earmark doesn't mean pro-deficit

BRIAN HOWEY: Pro-earmark doesn't mean pro-deficit

A cornerstone to Richard Mourdock's Republican primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has been his vociferous opposition to congressional earmarks.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am

State management agency chief to join Ivy Tech

INDIANAPOLIS | The director of the Indiana Office of Management and Budget is leaving for a new position with Ivy Tech Community College.

January 09, 2012 1:45 pm

NWI educational service center looks to develop new markets, expand services

Cost-cutting in Indiana has affected kindergarten through 12th grade and higher education, and also the nine statewide service centers that assist them.

July 05, 2011 12:00 am

Lawmakers to DHS: Provide better services with less money

SPRINGFIELD | It's going to be a tough year for the Illinois Department of Human Services if it can't find places to trim its budget, consolidate and address the rationale behind recent pay raises.

March 05, 2011 12:15 am

Legislature facies tough budget choices

SPRINGFIELD | Changes to the state's budgeting process will put more responsibility in the hands of the General Assembly this spring.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am

MARK KIESLING: Mitch looking more like presidential material, after all

More and more people are talking about whether Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has the right stuff to become the 45th president of the United States.

January 05, 2011 12:00 am
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