It’s been a while since Indiana reported revenues exceeding projections, but that’s what happened in May.Indiana’s State Budget Agency reported today that the state took in $1.2 billion, roughly $151 million more than forecasters projected.The increase covers a nearly $90 million revenue shortfall i
While many states struggle to fill budget gaps, the state of Indiana took in $150 million more than expected during the month of May. State officials reported Friday that sales tax collections were $28 million above May collections last year.
Tyona Wesley says she’s happy for same-sex couples who can now join in civil unions in Illinois.The 36-year-old wishes her own state of Indiana were as open, but Hoosier lawmakers are actually pushing hard to make sure its ban of same-sex civil unions can never be changed. Wesley, who lives in
The federal Department of Health and Human Services told the state of Indiana Wednesday that its Medicaid plan, which bans funding to Planned Parenthood, is illegal and must be changed.In a letter sent to Indiana's Medicaid director, Medicaid Administrator Donald M.
Some young radio producers are organizing for control of the Chicago area’s only noncommercial Latino broadcast outlet.They’re upset about plans by the National Museum of Mexican Art to sell the building and license of WRTE-FM Chicago (90.5), a youth-run station known as Radio Arte that airs music a
A federal judge will not stop Indiana’s new abortion law from going into effect.U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt denied Planned Parenthood of Indiana's request for a temporary restraining order Wednesday, despite arguments that the law jeopardizes health care for thousands of women.
President Barack Obama visited Indiana on Friday to talk about his plan to improve the American economy. The President was welcomed by supporters and by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Some might see that as just a courtesy between political leaders.