Daniels’ budget axing priorities?

  • Comments
  • Print

Gov. Mitch Daniels said yesterday he wants to spare
schools and public safety
from the scalpel as he looks to prepare an honestly balanced budget during a time of declining
tax revenue.

But Democrats accuse the Republican of crimping funding for economic development just when the state needs it most. House
Speaker Pat Bauer, a Democrat, in particular singled out life sciences as a bright spot that should get more money.

How do you feel about budget priorities at a time when higher education Commissioner Stan Jones said, â??We all need to do

Should state government leave the spigot open for economic development or should it take its share of lumps, too?

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Editor's note: IBJ is now using a new comment system. Your Disqus account will no longer work on the IBJ site. Instead, you can leave a comment on stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Past comments are not currently showing up on stories, but they will be added in the coming weeks. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.