January’s Indiana tax collections dipped just below expected levels for the first time in three months.
House Democrats unveiled their road funding plan, billing it “No New Taxes.” Instead, Democrats want to halt future tax cuts to help pay for their plan.
This session’s major road funding bill cleared its first legislative hurdle as the House Roads Committee approved the measure, largely along party lines.
A Senate committee approved a bill that would require online retailers to collect sales tax for Indiana even if they have no physical connection to the state.
The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.
Governor-elect Eric Holcomb rolled out his legislative agenda this week while House Republicans unveiled their road funding plan.
Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.
The proposed first steps would cover less than half of the state’s needs.
Indiana’s infrastructure task force approved recommendations that include raising taxes to generate funds for roads and bridges.
August tax collections came in more than $25 million less than expected – following a July return of more than $7 million below projections.