INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
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For 10 years, Democrats have insisted President Bush’s 2002 tax cuts benefited only the rich. Dan Hallowell agrees. In his Jan. 13 letter, he refers to Bush’s “tax cut for the wealthy."
INDIANAPOLIS | Three months ago, well before the United States sailed over the fiscal cliff, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told The Times he expected Congress would "at best, kick the can down the road" on taxes and spending.
We are a sorry mess, many of us 99 percenters, who find ourselves at the bottom of capitalism's junk heap. And so many of us are bamboozled by the promise of the Republican/Tea Party intention to "fix things."
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's most powerful business organization on Monday added its voice to the chorus of legislative leaders skeptical that Indiana can afford the 10 percent income tax cut proposed by Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | With $2.15 billion in the bank, Indiana is the envy of states awash in red ink due to excessive spending or lackluster revenue.
To The Times editor and all tea partiers. Gov. Mitch Daniels has now sold us a bridge on Cline Avenue that we will have to pay for until the end of time (tolls). Can you explain why we are paying gas taxes that are supposed to be used to repair our roads and bridges?
The two-month tax extension just passed allows everyone enough time to contact their congressman and demand it be changed.
It was fascinating to watch the "Arab Spring" go viral over the Internet last winter, from Tunisia to Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan and Syria. This is the reality of the interconnected world we live in.
States should consider broadening their economic development agendas beyond tax cuts for businesses, Michigan-based Timothy Bartik said last week. Instead, Indiana and other Midwest states should invest in early childhood education.
FLINT, Mich. | States should consider broadening their economic development agendas beyond exploring tax cuts for businesses, a Michigan-based employment economist said Wednesday.
In Ohio, Wisconsin, Florida, Indiana, Arizona, the list goes on. All the Republican governors are cutting the taxes for the rich. All the while they are asking the teachers, firefighters and all state employees to contribute more toward their pensions and health care costs. Isn't that a tax …
Something in Washington reeks, and it's not the dreary swamp the city was built on; it's deficit hypocrites. You might have seen them on TV -- folks who have no clue what life's like for ordinary Americans. They are fighting for $700 billion in tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires but …
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