State of the State address

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10:46 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Gov. Mike Pence Pitches Agenda to Indiana Lawmakers

Indiana Governor's Office

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence hopes a broad agenda tackling issues from taxes and education to adoption and road construction strikes a chord with Republicans who lead the Statehouse.

The governor pitched his second-year agenda to a joint session of the House and Senate during his annual State of the State address Tuesday night.

Pence's address largely recapped items he's rolled out in recent weeks, including cuts to taxes on business property and money for low-income children to attend the preschool of their choice. But he still has work ahead to sell his ideas to lawmakers.

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Politics
8:20 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Pence Pushes for Tax Cut in State of State Speech

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence used his first State of the State address to lobby for a personal income tax cut, an expansion of Indiana's school voucher system and improved vocational training.

The Republican's speech tonight didn’t reveal much new information about what he wants to accomplish. Instead, he's used it to push for a handful of priorities he's laid out since taking office last week.

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