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.
Veterans groups call the spending bill signed into law Thursday the “most veteran-friendly budget” in state history.
Years of decline in student enrollment numbers are decreasing state funding and forcing the district to find ways to cut expenses.
Lawmakers in both houses on Friday night approved a bill that could still allow a state takeover of Muncie Community Schools because of its financial crisis.
An additional 14 lines of wording on Indiana's budget bill would place Bloomington's annexation plans on hold.
With just days left in this year's legislative session, the House and the Senate still appear far apart on some key tax provisions.
The forecast delivered to the State Budget Committee projects about $200 million dollars than the forecast from December.
Last month saw the fourth consecutive month of better-than-predicted sales tax collections.