Indiana avoids budget shortfall list

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A new report by a Washington, D.C., think tank shows 25 states expect budget shortfalls in their 2009 fiscal years. Illinois
and Kentucky are on the list issued by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, but Indiana isnâ??tâ??at least so far.

The last time Indiana responded to the centerâ??s survey, about a month ago, a fund balance of 6.4 percent of the budget was
anticipated when the fiscal year ends June 30, said Senior Fellow Liz McNichol.

States are suffering from slowing tax collections on furniture, appliances and other household items after the housing bubble
burst, the center says.

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