Advocate for Agriculture
indiana state capital

State Issues

2017 State Priorities

Statehouse discussion

State Budget 

  • Funding for equitable k-12 education opportunities
  • Funding for State Fair infrastructure
  • Funding for Purdue infrastructure & research
  • Framework to eliminate food deserts

Taxation 

  • Consistent application of assessment rules
  • No more targeting farmers in tax audits that create a lack of uniformity
  • Ag sales & fuel tax exemptions clarity & protection
  • Expanded property tax base by phasing down deductions, exemptions & limiting captured TIF value

Rural Quality of Life 

  • Sustainable funding for rural roads & bridges
  • Extension of high speed broadband to the last mile
  • Comprehensive approach for rural healthcare resources

Annexation and Municipal Powers

  • Elimination of economic development loopholes that override landowner protections
  • Restriction of municipal water & zoning powers outside their boundaries
Contact Public Policy

 1.800.327-6287
 ppt@infb.org
 P.O. Box 1290 Indianapolis, IN 46206