Top fiscal lawmakers say the potential impact of Donald Trump’s proposed reforms could upend the new state budget they’ll write early next year.
Indiana’s infrastructure task force approved recommendations that include raising taxes to generate funds for roads and bridges.
The bill would spend down the state's surplus instead of generating revenue from tax increases.
Ivy Tech Community College was the only institution that didn’t receive funding for projects in the recently passed state budget.
$40 million of the education increase Pence is asking for would go to charter schools. The increase would amount to about $1,500 per charter school pupil.
State Democrats are leading the push, but they'll have a hard time getting their proposals past the Republican supermajorities in both the Senate and the House.
State Senator Luke Kenley says funding the 21st Century Scholarship Program is important to reach college success in the state.
State officials say even if the revenue forecast is strong, that does not mean the state will increase its next budget.
Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.
Indiana Senate Appropriations Chair Luke Kenley says lawmakers should proceed with caution as they prepare to write a new budget in the coming months.