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Ritz requests more money for Indiana schools

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education is seeking a 3 percent bump in public school funding and the elimination of textbook rental fees in the state's 2016-17 budget that takes effect in July.

September 04, 2014 5:45 pm

Pelath warns Camp Summit on governor's chopping block

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath warned Thursday that 70 state employees in LaPorte County will lose their jobs if the Indiana Department of Correction closes the Camp Summit youth offender boot camp program.

August 28, 2014 4:16 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

Preschool pilot program won't be ready for fall

INDIANAPOLIS | The $10 million preschool pilot program that Gov. Mike Pence named a top accomplishment of the 2014 legislative session won't be paying for any Hoosier children to attend preschool until at least 2015.

June 02, 2014 7:30 pm
New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | The improving Indiana job market isn't showing up in state income tax receipts, which last month came in nearly 15 percent below April 2013, despite a 2.8 percent drop in the state's unemployment rate over the past year.

May 09, 2014 2:36 pm Related

Pence's $400M in extra state road funds to bypass region

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.

April 03, 2014 5:55 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
State revenue remains sluggish under Pence

State revenue remains sluggish under Pence

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence regularly touts Indiana as the state that works, but all that work isn't bringing many bucks into the state's coffers.

August 06, 2013 12:55 pm 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

Pence ties state agency budgets to performance

INDIANAPOLIS | State agencies meeting or beating performance targets will be permitted to spend nearly their full appropriations under a management plan announced Monday by Gov. Mike Pence.

June 17, 2013 6:30 pm Related

Revenue forecast set to shape budget debate

INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate claims to believe education policy debates, and not the budget, will dominate Statehouse discussions over the next two weeks as the 2013 session of the General Assembly races toward adjournment.

April 13, 2013 5:30 pm

IRS delay temporarily boosts state revenue above forecast

INDIANAPOLIS | An Internal Revenue Service delay in accepting income tax returns slowed payments of Indiana tax refunds last month and pushed state revenue well above expectations.

February 06, 2013 6:30 pm

State revenue tops forecast for third month in a row

INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue in November beat expectations for the third straight month, pushing Indiana's surplus to $80 million for the 2013 budget year that began in July.

December 06, 2012 7:00 pm

LaPorte lawmaker seeks change in sales tax deal

INDIANAPOLIS | As online retailers total up their Cyber Monday sales, a Northwest Indiana lawmaker wants to speed up a deal requiring the Internet's biggest merchant to collect and remit the state's 7 percent sales tax.

November 26, 2012 2:30 pm

State revenue beats target

INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue continued to exceed expectations last month, even after budget officials boosted their revenue projections based on improved economic conditions. 

January 05, 2012 6:45 pm
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