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Although the federally funded blight elimination program is scheduled to conclude at the end of the year, the city of Anderson will receive funding in 2020.

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The Barr-Reeve School Board gave final approval to its budget for 2020. The board adopted a budget totaling $10,352,836. The budget includes a…

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The Daviess County Council did very little whittling on the budget proposal for 2020. During a Wednesday review of the $34 million proposed bu…

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The Washington City Council gave initial approval to the 2020 budget at Monday night’s meeting. The submitted budget is for a total of $12,299…

Spending on K-12 education is by far the largest piece of Indiana government. Appropriations for schools make up half of the state’s general fund budget. School budgets are 55% of all local government budgets. Total local school appropriations are $11 billion in 2019. About $7 billion of this comes from state support, and $3 billion comes from property taxes.

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The Washington Community School Board unanimously approved a budget for 2020 of $25.5 million. The budget passed without comment. Officials sa…

Hoosiers support the right to know what government at all levels is up to, and they believe public notices in community newspapers are a trusted source of that transparency.

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The Daviess County Council is looking over more than $34 million in budget requests for 2020. The council spent almost all day Wednesday revie…

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For a lot of people in Southern Indiana September 11 is a special day. For Washington Township Fire Chief Tony Wichman 9-11 raises a lot of memories.