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Pence announces tax conference; receives award

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Pence announces tax conference; receives award

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence announced that Indiana will host a conference this summer to help strengthen, make more competitive, and simplify the state’s tax laws. Pence said the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference on June 24 will examine both business and individual taxes. He also said the Tax Foundation […]

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Tax revenue stabilizes in March but still behind for fiscal year

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State tax receipts beat projections in March but a key lawmaker said it’s not enough to clear concerns about the state’s finances. Revenue topped $1.02 billion last month – about 1.4 percent more than estimates released last December. That’s also 11.6 percent more than in March 2013. Senate Appropriations […]

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I-65 widening will be first project funded with new roads money

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Widening Interstate 65 south of Indianapolis and at Lafayette will be the first projects constructed using additional road funding the General Assembly approved last month. Gov. Mike Pence announced the projects Thursday in what he called the launch of the Major Moves 2020 highway construction program. Pence ordered the […]

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Analysis: Road funding study is key for Indiana’s future

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Tucked among the hundreds of bills that flowed through the General Assembly this year is one that could affect Indiana’s future trade, economy and finances. House Bill 1104 orders a study of transportation funding in hopes that the state will find a way to generate revenue for roads and […]

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Study will seek answers to transportation funding dilemma

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will launch an expansive study seeking new ways to finance road construction and maintenance if a bill passed by the Indiana legislature is signed into law. House Bill 1104, authored by Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, authorizes INDOT to contract with a third party to […]

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February revenues significantly below targets as lawmakers ponder spending

By Erika Brock and Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – With just days left in the 2014 legislative session, lawmakers learned Friday that the state has less money than expected after tax receipts fell well below expectations during February. That could mean trouble for key parts of Gov. Mike Pence’s agenda, including more funding for highway […]

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Senate approves $200 million for additional highway spending

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence would get $200 million – half the amount he’s seeking – for new highway projects under legislation the Indiana Senate approved Thursday. House Bill 1002 now moves back to the House, where lawmakers had voted to free up $400 million in cash for roads, including $25 […]

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Hoosiers would get small tax breaks under Pence-backed bill passed by House

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana families and individuals would pay a little less money to the state in taxes if a bill passed by the Indiana House of Representatives becomes law. House Bill 1211, backed by Gov. Mike Pence and authored by Rep. Tim Brown, R- Crawfordsville, would require that several income tax […]

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Governor endorses Senate bill to cut state taxes

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence announced his support Tuesday for a bill that would cut two Indiana taxes. Senate Bill 1, which would reduce the corporate income tax and eliminate the business personal property tax for small businesses, passed out of the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy committee 7-2. Pence asked […]

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House committee backs preschool bill

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A Republican-backed bill to help young Hoosiers kick-start their education passed Thursday, despite concerns about a number of issues. House Bill 1004 – authored Education Chairman Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis – creates a preschool voucher program. The Early Education Scholarship Pilot Program is aimed at families with lower incomes. To […]

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