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State ends fiscal year with budget surplus

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana leaders said Hoosiers can have a sense of security in the state’s finances. Indiana’s 2017 Fiscal Closeout Report, which officials released Wednesday, showed a $42 million surplus and reserves at almost $1.8 billion. This is good news for taxpayers, said Auditor of the State Tera Klutz, because the […]

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Mishler selected to chair Senate Committee on Appropriations

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Senate Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, announced Monday Sen. Ryan Mishler, R-Bremen, will replace retiring Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Nobelsville, as the chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations. “Ryan’s excellent work on the school funding formula in the last several state budgets has proven he has the acumen, skills […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: War memorials in disrepair to be impacted by new law

By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS – The Cass County Memorial Center is a shell of what it once was. The building, built in the early 1860s as a mansion and turned into […]

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How one Indiana preschool is making the most of On My Way Pre-K

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is a part of series tracking how money and resources in the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget and other programs are spent.  INDIANAPOLIS — When the clock strikes eight, Angielena Williams is standing outside her classroom door ready to greet her 20 pre-K students with a hug. “Good […]

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New funding to inspire local producers through Indiana Grown

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series tracking how money in the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget is spent.  INDIANAPOLIS — When his father began to suffer from serious medical problems later in life, Mark Boyer knew that something had to give.  “He had a heart attack, open-heart surgery, […]

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Governor signs budget, big road funding initiative into law

By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb gave his final approval of the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget and road funding plans Thursday. “Both these bills are going to transform our state from where we gather today, from this very moment in the people’s house, to where we want to be five, 10, […]

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Holcomb weighs controversial cold beer, abortion, solar bills

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb got almost everything he wanted from the 2017 legislation session but now he’s faced with the decision on whether to sign the two most controversial bills of the session. Holcomb held a news conference Tuesday to talk about his legislative successes, including doubling the money for […]

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Two-year budget sent to the governor after late night votes

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget will head to the governor’s desk for final approval next week after lawmakers resolved several sharp disagreements over taxes and education funding. The budget passed both the House and Senate Friday, 68-30 and 42-8 respectively. “I’m very satisfied that we’ve completed a historic […]

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Indiana’s infrastructure undergoes plans to be repaired

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — More of Indiana’s crumbling roads and bridges will be fixed as a result of a massive funding bill approved on the final night of the legislative session. House Bill 1002, the plan to improve Indiana’s infrastructure, sailed through the General Assembly on Friday with a vote of 37-12 in […]

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Direct flights from Indy would boost economy, say business leaders

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Business leaders across the state are urging lawmakers to approve incentives for more direct international flights to Indianapolis, saying these flights will boost the region’s economy. In a letter to Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, Hillenbrand, Eli Lilly, Cummins Inc. and 25 other Indiana businesses asked him in his role as […]

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