I like discovering musicians I’d never known before. First, I love music, all of it, no matter what the genre. Second, I love finding artists that my kids haven’t yet discovered.
Hello, friends. My name is Lisa, and I am a mom, among many other things. Before I became a mom almost 12 years ago, I did not have it all figured out. I didn’t even have most of it figured out. But I did a great job of masking it. Fake it ‘till you make it, am I, right—and I absolutely loved being a mom.
Michael Leppert, a columnist and lecturer at Indiana University, recently shed light on the $5 billion in taxes already paid and collected that the state of Indiana has amassed in a budget reserve fund. That is money now bubbling over 12.5 percent of general-fund spending levels and triggering an automatic refund to state taxpayers. Leppert argues that the state should not be in the business of stuffing a piggy bank with our taxes.
Under pressure of successive self-imposed deadlines, with a befuddled country looking on, Democrats in Congress continue to wrestle with a supposedly transformative spending plan and the means to pay for it. On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced yet another version of what this might involve. The eventual outcome is still anybody’s guess.