The Bloomington City Council is considering a proposed resolution that would set stiffer requirements for chain businesses trying to move to the downtown area.
Governor Pence is starting to publicly suggest options for phasing out the state’s business personal property tax, the tent pole of his 2014 legislative agenda.
The Senate Local Government Committee voted 7-2 to let Marion and Hamilton County voters decide whether to authorize a tax hike to expand Indy‘s bus system.
With the state announcing a budget surplus of more than $2 billion, some have called for the state to return funds back to local governments.
IACT says the process of routing tax dollars to the state and back again through payroll withholding may create other mistakes.
The state announced recently that it had not distributed more than $205 million in Local Option Income Tax funds.
Senators unanimously recommended passage of a nepotism ban in local government.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.
12 businesses have either relocated, consolidated or come to Indiana without the state having to use incentives in 2011.
The resolutions are tailored to each specific sponsor, but all promote a regional transportation network.