House Minority Leader Scott Pelath says the General Assembly has ignored important topics such as the minimum wage and the gender wage gap.
The Republican plan would allow local governments to eliminate a tax on purchases of new business equipment.
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.
Gov. Mike Pence and top Republicans have aligned behind a proposal from the state’s business community to phase out a property tax on business equipment.
Republican leaders want to reform the business personal property tax, but doing so would likely reduce revenue for local government.