Hoosier legislators are crowing about the deal they just brokered to delay a $400 million state tax hike meant to shore up
Indiana's bankrupt Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Here's what they're not touting: the mandatory federal tax increases
every single business in Indiana now faces the next three years.
The first half of a short session will close Wednesday, meaning bills must have passed out of either the House or Senate to
stay alive. Legislation regarding unemployment taxes and township-government reform easily met that deadline.