Governor Daniels Unveils New Indiana Budget


Governor Daniels unveiled his two year budget Wednesday, asking the legislature to approve the $26 billion plan.

However, Democrats who control the house say it is just a starting point.

The Governor's would go into effect in July.

That includes an almost 4% increase in the first year and a 3.3% jump the next.

It would also leave a projected surplus of $1.2 billion at the end of the two years.

The budget also has some increases built in for Hoosier schools.

Daniels' plan calls for a 3% in funding each year, for a total increase of about $254 million.

Daniels is also seeking $144 million to start statewide full day kindergarten.


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