Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Executive Director Laura Berry says her organization didn’t ask lawmakers for a funding increase.
The Senate kicked off budget hearings, a committee approved a college immunization bill and the Indiana House Speaker reacted to the federal health care bill.
Indiana took in $134 million more in taxes last month than fiscal analysts predicted.
Some public university presidents expressed concerns over funding increases and the state's performance funding formula for higher education.
The proposal includes a modest funding increase for K-12 education and directs an additional $10 million to the state's preschool pilot program for needy kids.
Gov. Eric Holcomb pulled out of a deal brokered by former Gov. Mike Pence that was supposed to help pay for the projects.
The $31.7 billion plan includes a modest funding increase for K-12 education and an additional $10 million for the state preschool pilot program for needy kids.
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.
The governor signed the budget in front of students at an elementary school highlighting the largest funding increase for K–12 schools in state history.
Republicans rejected more than a dozen Democratic amendments, including proposals to alter education funding and increase money for public mass transit.