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INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL: "Losing properties from the tax rolls part of a larger problem for cities"

August 28, 2020

Viewpoint by IFPI President Chris Watts


CAPACITY-COST INDEXES OF INDIANA LOCAL GOVT:

New Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute Study Measures Local Fiscal Climate, Shows Budget Pressure Building Pre-COVID

July 8, 2020: A new report by Purdue economist Larry DeBoer for IFPI measures how revenues have kept pace with costs for local governments across the state, finds budget pressure building in the cities and counties where the majority of Hoosiers live and work:

IFPI Press Release

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Purdue Press Release (download)


INDIANA FY2020 CLOSE-OUT: "When It Rains, It Pours"

July 23, 2020 

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Personal Income, Property Tax Levies & Long-Term Budget Pain

June 25, 2020

Viewpoint by IFPI President Chris Watts


INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL: "Consumer spending, sales taxes show Indiana's budget challenge"

May 22, 2020

Viewpoint by IFPI President Chris Watts


INDY CHAMBER VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: "The Impact of COVID-19 on State & Local Budgets"

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "With COVID Budget Challenges, We're in this Together"

May 7, 2020

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


COMMENTARY: COVID-19 & Tax Day Tradeoffs

April 15, 2020

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INDIANAPOLIS STAR: "Indianapolis faces steepest fiscal challenge from COVID-19"

March 29, 2020

Op-ed by IFPI's Chris Watts


INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "What's ahead for Indiana's Finances?"

March 24, 2020

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


COMMENTARY: Making population a pro-growth priority

March 17, 2020

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "Locking up local resources"

February 18, 2020

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "The Gift of Consensus Revenue Forecasting"

December 27, 2019

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL: "Is it time to buy into local sales taxes?"

December 6, 2019

Viewpoint by IFPI President Chris Watts


INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "What's in store for Indiana's new mayors?"

November 19, 2019

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "Tough economic times mean tough fiscal choices ahead"

August 28, 2019

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


INDIANAPOLIS IN DECLINE?

Commentary by IFPI's Chris Watts, Drew Klacik of the IU Public Policy Institute

August 16, 2019

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INDIANA'S FY2019 REVIEW: SURGING REVENUE, SURPRISING SURPLUS

Commentary by IFPI President Chris Watts

July 24, 2019

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: "Indiana finishes 2019 with historic surplus - human capital deficits?

July 24, 2019

Perspective by IFPI President Chris Watts


2019 GENERAL ASSEMBLY: 'PAYCHECK PRIORITIES'

Legislative update & commentary by IFPI President Chris Watts

April 26, 2019


Teacher pay dominated the 2019 legislature, but personal income growth for all Hoosiers looms as Indiana's defining fiscal challenge:

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A FISCAL HISTORY OF INDIANA LOCAL GOVERNMENT

IFPI Report by Craig Johnson & Justin Ross

March 6, 2019

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Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute names Watts new President



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