The tax credits will benefit E-on Climate and Renewables and juwi, two energy companies building wind farms in Indiana.
Legislators say the are ready to get to work with just two months before another showdown, over raising the debt limit and avoiding automatic spending cuts.
Don Villwock says farmers found some relief in the bill that was passed to avert the fiscal cliff, but a comprehensive farm bill still needs to be adopted.
There were two yeas, six nays, and one abstention from Indiana congressmen. Both Indiana senators voted in favor of it.
Coats says careening from crisis to crisis and addressing the fiscal cliff in the 11th hour is no way to govern.
Tax experts say paying into a retirement or education fund may also help reduce the amount of income which can be taxed as higher levels.
If a new farm bill does not pass by Jan. 13, federal price supports revert to a "parity pricing" system created in the Truman Administration.
Federal unemployment benefits will go away for many Indiana residents if there is no deal to extend them by Saturday.
If Congress can‘t make a deal that extends the Bush tax cuts, everyone‘s taxes will go up, and those with capital gains will see a five-point increase.
Economists say it may have become clear only recently to business owners just how much not having a national budget deal could hurt them.