Governor Holcomb wants to preserve $1.8 billion state budget surplus
Republican Governor Eric Holcomb wants to preserve Indiana's $1.8 billion state budget surplus.
Holcomb’s long-term strategy is to increase teacher pay over the course of time through local control of school budgets.
Holcomb is seeking modest increases in job training and drug-abuse treatment programs.
The governor announced his priorities today for the upcoming legislative session.
Lawmakers will be debating a new two-year budget.