Government and economy experts say some Indiana sectors, including defense and education, could see funding cuts next year if Congress and the White House fail to resolve the country’s budget issues.
Indiana business groups are responding to the fiscal cliff talks by lobbying against tax increases, while the AFL-CIO is holding vigils to protest cuts to Medicaid and Medicare. This week on Noon Edition, we’ll talk about how federal spending cuts and tax increases could affect Indiana.
Barbara Quandt– Indiana State Director, National Federation of Independent Business
Leslie Lenkowsky- Professor of Public Affairs and Philanthropic Studies, IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Elmer Blankenship- President, Indiana Alliance for Retired Americans