Legislators continue work on the budget as the 2011 session winds down.
Bill sponsor Luke Kenley said the Senate stayed true to its goal of creating a budget that would not raise taxes or lead to deficit spending.
A bill being considered at the statehouse would cut funding for some grants including the Children of Disabled Veterans.
University-wide, more than 4,000 seniors qualified for the incentive for a total cost of about $1,188,600.
As a response to concerns from the State Budget Committee, IU's President has begun a program which could offset some of the school's planned tuition increases.
A state senator is saying he’ll hold back $53 million from Indiana and Purdue Universities unless the schools agree not to raise their tuition.
Though Indiana University administrators say even further meetings with state lawmakers are unlikely to result in lower bills for students and parents.
As Indiana lawmakers work to craft a new two-year state budget, discussion of funding formulas is expected to be front-and-center.