The increase will allow Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers to hire additional officer to help staff the jail.
Vigo County residents are holding a meeting Thursday to discuss the county’s plans for a proposed new jail.
Vigo County residents gathered Thursday evening for a public forum to discuss plans for a new county jail.
The additional tax revenue would allow Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers to hire new deputies to staff the jail.
The Lafayette winner walked away with $189.1 million, which would've earned the county more than $2 million.
Through four months of the fiscal year, Indiana’s tax collections have yet to meet or exceed projected levels.
Democrats on Ways and Means opposed the cut, saying it will weaken state revenues and won’t really help low-income Hoosiers.
The Supreme Court ruled Maryland could not double tax its residents on income they earn out of state.
Despite the good news, the state still isn’t meeting its total target with only two more months left in the fiscal year.
Governor Pence sent legislators a letter on Monday outlining his plan for cushioning the blow to Jackson and Pulaski counties if the veto stands.