state budget en Pence Introduces New Performance Metrics <p>Governor Mike Pence announced Monday that, for the first time, Indiana will tie two percent of state agencies’ budgets to a series of performance metrics.</p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:48:48 +0000 Sean Bueter 16414 at Pence Introduces New Performance Metrics Proposed Democrat budget defeated in House <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">House Democrats offered their own budget proposal Thursday, including increased K-12 education funding and a progressive tax cut.&nbsp; But the House rejected the proposal with a vote along party lines.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">House Minority Leader Scott </span>Pelath<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said at the start of session one of the minority’s responsibilities was to provide alternatives to Republican initiatives.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:39:08 +0000 Brandon Smith 11007 at Ways and Means approves GOP budget <p></p><p>The House Ways and Means committee approved the House GOP budget proposal Monday and is expected to move the budget bill to the full House Tuesday.&nbsp; But Democrats say there’s still more work to do. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:48:02 +0000 Brandon Smith 10777 at Ways and Means approves GOP budget