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Seniors, Young Homeowners Likely Supporters of Popular Tax Cap Measure, Say Senate Authors

STATEHOUSE, IN - November 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senior citizens and young homeowners are likely among the growing number of Hoosier voters who support adding Indiana's property tax caps to the state constitution, say the ballot measure's co-authors

Constitutional Property Tax Caps Pass House, Advance To Senate

STATEHOUSE - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Jack Lutz (R-Anderson) released the following statement today in response to the passage of HJR1, the constitutional amendment to permanently cap homeowners' property taxes. The measure passed the House by a vote of 75 to 23.

Hillєs Property Tax Assistance Legislation Extended Another Year under Tax Extenders Package

Washington, DC - December 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill has successfully ensured that his property tax relief language included in the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 will be incorporated into the Tax Extenders Act of 2009, H.R. 4213. The bill, which is scheduled for a vote tomorrow, would extend Hill’s property tax relief for another year.

Permanent Property Tax Caps Must Pass Now

December 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the 2008 legislative session, I voted in favor of House Enrolled Act 1001, which enacted major property tax reform. During the same session, I also voted in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 1, which started the process of placing the property tax caps permanently in our state's Constitution.

Bayh Presses For Resolution of Chrysler Property Tax Matter

Howard County schools, public services could be shortchanged if Chrysler fails to pay full property tax bill. Washington, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Evan Bayh, together with Senator Richard Lugar and Congressmen Joe Donnelly and Dan Burton, sent a letter today to President Obama’s auto recovery chief Dr. Edward Montgomery requesting a meeting to discuss solutions to the ongoing property tax dispute between Howard County and Chrysler.

Area Congressional Delegation Seeks Meeting with Auto Recovery Czar to Discuss Chrysler Property Tax...

Washington, D.C. - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressmen Joe Donnelly and Dan Burton and Senators Evan Bayh and Richard Lugar sent a letter to Director of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers Dr. Edward Montgomery requesting a meeting to discuss possible solutions to the fiscal problems that would be brought on by Chrysler’s failure to pay timely its full personal property tax obligation to Howard County and the City of Kokomo.

Bayh Proposes More Property Tax Relief to Help Indiana Homeowners

Plan would bring permanent tax fairness to more than 900,000 middle-class Hoosiers, removes caps on deductions. Washington, DC - June 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Evan Bayh today proposed legislation that would expand and make permanent federal property tax relief for more than 900,000 Hoosier homeowners who do not itemize their federal tax deductions. The enhanced deduction would offer new tax relief for up to 30 million homeowners across the country.

Bayh-Hill Property Tax Relief Legislation Set To Become Law

President Bush will sign measure as part of housing bill; up to one million Hoosier homeowners eligible for new deduction Washington, DC - August 4, 2008 -...

Buck and House colleagues begin efforts to ease taxpayers’ burden

(STATEHOUSE) Nov. 20, 2007 - State Rep. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) and the legislators of the 115th Indiana General Assembly used Organization Day as the...

Rebate Scheme Proves Inefficient

(Statehouse) Nov. 5, 2007- The Department of Local Government Finance has released information about how much money Hoosiers are likely to receive in the...

Deadline for property tax exemptions extended

The deadline for filing property tax exemptions in Indiana's been extended. The new deadline is October 15. To qualify, you must have owned your primary residence...

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ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal

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VISCLOSKY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEES ON FY 2020 PRIORITIES

This week, Congressman Visclosky testified before four House Appropriations Subcommittees on priorities for Northwest Indiana in Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bills.