SPRINGFIELD | More than three years after the founder of the Jimmy John's sandwich empire became an outspoken critic of Gov. Pat Quinn's push to raise income taxes, officials say two of his companies owe the state more than $1.4 million for unpaid taxes on two corporate jets.
A longtime fixture in the local business community started his career in the grocery industry at a time when they still stamped the prices on the cans and rang them up manually at the cash register.
INDIANAPOLIS | Rising income inequality in the U.S. appears to be slowing tax revenue growth in Indiana and other states, according to a new report by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's.
"New jobs fail to boost revenue" was the headline in The Times the other day, even with the unemployment rate coming down 2.8 percent. The budget director came up with many excuses he believed happened.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved plan for cameras to nab motorists driving around the extended stop-arms of school buses that are picking up or dropping off children advanced out of a Senate committee Wednesday, 8-3, but remains on shaky ground.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 72-22 Thursday to authorize camera enforcement of school bus stop-arm violations.
INDIANAPOLIS | A reluctant House Roads and Transportation Committee agreed Thursday to advance a proposal for camera enforcement of school bus stop arm violations.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal forcing Gary and other Indiana cities to end their gun buy-back programs was approved 6-2 Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier motorists driving past a school bus with its stop arm deployed, as it picks up or drops off children, may soon get a $300 ticket in the mail.
RICHMOND, Va. | CarMax Inc. said Friday that higher sales drove the used-car dealership chain's third-quarter profit up more than 12 percent.
Because Indiana state government revenues aren't hitting the state targets, Gov. Mike Pence has ordered spending cuts, including selling the state's airplane and cutting funding for universities. It's a necessary move.
Lake County's top solid waste district official said he wants all new income tax revenues to be directed to a fund for projects or operating expenses, not employee pensions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois' cigarette tax revenue more than doubled in July compared with the same period last year, state officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence declared Tuesday that a Senate-approved plan intended to make Indiana's casinos more competitive includes an expansion of gambling he does not support.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2007, a Northwest Indiana lawmaker will play a significant role in deciding how the state spends some $30 billion over the next two years.
INDIANAPOLIS | Counties without casinos would also lose some of their gaming tax revenue following a change made Thursday to legislation intended to help Indiana casinos make improvements to better compete with new casinos in neighboring states.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Ways and Means Committee voted 16-7 Tuesday to send a two-year budget plan to the full chamber that increases spending on education and provides new funding for roads, but does not reduce the income tax rate.
INDIANAPOLIS | Casino tax revenue paid to Northwest Indiana communities would be cut under legislation amended and approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker's plan to require all online retailers collect sales tax from Hoosier customers starting July 1 remains intact after an attempt to scuttle the legislation was soundly defeated Thursday.
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