As Indiana lawmakers work to craft a new two-year state budget, discussion of funding formulas is expected to be front-and-center.
Governor Mitch Daniels plans to focus almost exclusively on property taxes in 2008 rather than throwing more agenda items on the table.
Bloomington State Representative Peggy Welch says property taxes have dominated discussions at meetings she's been holding over the past two weeks.
Terre Haute Mayor Kevin Burke says rising property taxes are a problem for Hoosiers, and suggested the state constitution be changed to resolve the issue.
At the first conference, Sabbagh criticized Mark Kruzan's administration for not being transparent enough and also addressed concerns about property taxes.