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Oppose New Mass Transit Taxes

January 28, 2014

Thanks to your efforts, the Indianapolis mass transit expansion plan that included tax increases and was estimated to cost at least $1.3 billion was sent to a Summer Study Committee by the Indiana General Assembly during last year’s legislative session. However, after a year of studying this issue, the Indiana Senate has emerged with a [...]

Business Personal Property Tax Reform

January 22, 2014

The business personal property tax annually takes nearly $1 billion from Hoosier companies and the jobs they could create. Eliminating or reducing the tax would help Indiana continue to compete with its neighbors across the Midwest. In fact, save for Kentucky, Indiana is the only state in the Midwest which has not eliminated the tax. [...]

Support Senate Bill 68

January 22, 2014 J,

Senate Bill 68 is one that could literally lead to saving hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars and assist local governments in strengthening their budgets. According to the 2013 report card for America’s Infrastructure commissioned by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Indiana alone will have nearly $5.9 billion in drinking water and $7.1 billion [...]

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]