The state announced recently that it had not distributed more than $205 million in Local Option Income Tax funds.
After three days of negotiations behind closed doors, House and Senate Republicans released what they hope is the final version of the state budget.
The 2011 Indiana General Assembly has begun and lawmakers say its early days may help forecast how ashift in power will affect the Statehouse.
The plan that focuses on teacher pay and assessments, more charter schools and added accountability.
County budget passes and headed to state for final review and approval.
Monroe County Council members are getting ready for the last step in finalizing the 2011 county budget.