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State’s finances safe from market fluctuations

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­–The recent stock market plunges has instilled fear in investors nationwide, but Hoosiers can breathe easier knowing Indiana’s investments have not been affected by the fluctuations. That’s because the state doesn’t invest in stocks. Instead, the state invests in government bonds, U.S. agency bonds, and banks deposits with a maturity […]

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Donnelly joined bipartisan group to end government shutdown

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Living on coffee, donuts and popcorn for the weekend, Sen. Joe Donnelly and nearly two dozen other lawmakers sat in a small Senate office passing a foam basketball around as they negotiated an end to the three-day government shutdown. “In true Hoosier tradition, we passed it around and whoever […]

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Revenue shortfall expected to continue through two-year budget cycle

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana will see about $394 million less in its biennial revenue collections than projected in April 2017. But the House Ways and Means Committee chairman said he isn’t worried because the state has a surplus and the reserves needed to “make adjustments as we need.” “Indiana will have a […]

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State revenue collections come in below forecast

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com Indiana’s year-to-date revenue collections of nearly $5.8 billion have come in nearly $150 million below what was forecast by the State Budget Agency last spring. The agency on Monday issued its revenue report for November, which found that although actual collections for the current fiscal year are below forecast, they are above […]

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Revenue Department warns Hoosiers to watch data

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The time to file taxes is just around the corner, and the Indiana Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service teamed up to host National Tax Security Awareness Week. “National Tax Security Awareness Week offers the Department of Revenue an opportunity to better educate our Hoosier taxpayers on how […]

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State revenues come in lower than April forecast

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com Indiana has fewer dollars pouring into the general fund than state officials estimated when they made their forecast in April, with the biggest decline in corporate income tax collections.  The State  Budget Agency reported Monday that year-to-date general fund collections totaled almost $4.8 billion, or 2.5 percent less than what was the […]

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Trump showcases Hoosiers in tax reform speech

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump called for bipartisan support of his tax reform plan, and he showed Hoosiers how it would help them. A small business owner who wants lower corporation taxes so he can hire more people. “When he cuts taxes on corporations, my business will be better out because […]

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VP Pence calls on Sen. Donnelly to vote ‘yes’ to tax cut

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  ANDERSON, Ind. —With a desire to cut taxes by the end of the year, Vice President Mike Pence came back home again to Indiana Friday for his first of three expected trips in the next month — but this time he targeted Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly. “Sen. Donnelly, we need your […]

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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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