At a meeting Tuesday night, council members looked at areas in the 2018 budget with increased spending, to evaluate possible ways to cut those costs.
The three Vigo County high schools are in need of renovations, and some say new buildings might even be necessary.
Members of Congress from Indiana were urged to reject a budget that cuts federal health spending, supports deportation and mass incarceration.
City Council members only recently learned that the state has ordered the city to eliminate the nearly $8 million deficit in the general fund in a single year.
State officials are ordering the City of Terre Haute to reduce its $8 million deficit by the end of the year.
Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett answers questions about the state order to cut $8 million from the city budget to reduce the deficit.
The Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority reports the state had 3,200 homeless people on Jan. 25.
The state also closed with a reserve of $1.77 billion. That’s about $400 million less than the year before.
NPR reports a leaked document shows President Trump's budget proposal reduces funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy by about 94 percent.
Wisconsin lawmakers are looking to Indiana for inspiration as they vote on a statewide budget, including plans to improve roads and infrastructure.