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House, Senate OK corporate tax plans despite protests

January 30, 2014
The House and Senate easily approved separate bills Thursday to reduce the business property taxes just hours after local government officials from across the state joined to protest the legislation.

Senate amends corporate tax bill, rejects Democrats' efforts to strip key provisions

January 28, 2014
Financial institutions would have to wait an additional three years to fully feel the effects of a statewide tax cut under changes made Tuesday to Indiana Senate Bill 1.

Personal property tax cut heads to full House

January 23, 2014
House Bill 1001, authored by Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, would allow county income tax councils to exempt businesses from paying the business personal property tax on any new equipment they purchased.

Business tax cuts take next step at Statehouse

January 21, 2014
A Senate committee voted Tuesday to eliminate Indiana's property tax on equipment for small businesses and further cut the state's corporate income tax.

Senate bill seeks to cut corporate income and property taxes

January 9, 2014
The proposal from Republican leaders would make small companies exempt from tax on business equipment, and cleave the state's corporate income tax to the second-lowest in the nation.

Farmers push revised ag-gag bill; critics say problems remain

January 7, 2014
Senate Bill 101 would create a crime known as “agricultural mischief” and it’s aimed primarily at stopping secret videography and photography of farming operations.

Lawmakers debate education standards, testing

September 11, 2013
New college and career-ready assessments will gradually replace ISTEP, schools chief Glenda Ritz said at a legislative study committee meeting. But whether those assessments will be based on the controversial Common Core standards is still unclear.
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