News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Indiana Legislature

April 18, 2011

NEW: Indiana Senate panel expected to vote on new budget bill

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana Senate committee has approved a new state budget that would direct more money to education, leave the state with more than $1 billion in reserves and restore several cuts made in previous spending proposals.

The Republican-controlled committee voted 8-3 along party lines to advance the proposal. It now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

A new revenue forecast projects the state will take in nearly $650 million more than previously expected. Much of the extra expected money would be put in state reserves. Republican Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley said it’s prudent to not spend the money because the forecast is only an estimate.

Some Democrats say the Senate budget plan is better than previous plans but they want more money directed to public schools.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Indiana Legislature
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
NDN Video
Facebook Is Officially A Mobile Company A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Swiftair Loses Contact With Air Algerie Aircraft LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid Kanye West Tells-All on Wedding in "GQ" Interview
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity