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Democrat hopes to make Senate road plan into “Indiana jobs” bill fail

By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Attempts by Senate Democrats to make changes to the Senate Republican road funding plan failed Monday. Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, spoke on behalf of the Senate Democrats for her giant amendment, which would have raised the cigarette tax, phased out a moratorium on corporate income taxes, and mandated Hoosiers […]

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Senate Democrats offer agenda packed with jobs-related proposals

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Senate Democrats will push for work-share legislation as well as consumer and job protections when the General Assembly reconvenes in January. Democrats – who hold just 13 of the chamber’s 50 seats – on Tuesday released their 2012 legislative agenda, which Minority Leader Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, said […]