Most new state laws take effect at the start of the fiscal year in July, but there are exceptions.
The raise for elected officials, including the mayor and city councilors, follows the raise the council previously approved for all city employees.
A proposal requiring public disclosure of pay raises for government employees comes after Mayor Greg Ballard gave raises to his staff.
Though the MCCSC is able to raise its budget for the coming year, it can't do so enough to pay substitute teachers more, officials say.
The Governor is expected to sign into law an enhanced teacher rating system.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels told state employees Tuesday that most will be eligible for modest pay increases next year.
A candidate for Congress is pledging to not accept salary increases that go against the spirit of the U.S. Constitution.
Bloomington’s Mayor says when the city council reconvenes to pass the 2011 budget, it will likely look different than it did when they recommended it in July.
Columbus Mayor Fred Armstrong is cautioning against looking at the city’s bottom line in the wrong context during city council budget hearings.
The Bloomington City Council has given initial approval to budget proposals from eight municipal departments.