Indiana Budget Committee http://wfpl.org en Pence Budget Proposal Presented To Lawmakers http://wfpl.org/post/pence-budget-proposal-presented-lawmakers <p>Gov. Mike Pence is asking lawmakers to spend most of Indiana's cash surplus on a 10 percent cut in the personal income tax.</p><p>Pence Budget Director Chris Atkins submitted a two-year spending plan Tuesday with a modest increase for the embattled Department of Child Services and 1 percent more spending for education.</p><p>But the new Republican governor limits spending growth in his roughly $29 billion budget to cover the $790 million cost of the tax cut.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:31:54 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 3439 at http://wfpl.org Pence Budget Proposal Presented To Lawmakers