Local representatives outline top concerns for 2013



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More Johnson County residents would be able to pursue vocational education, send their kids to preschool and possibly get a little something extra in their pocket from an income tax break.

They also potentially could face higher taxes for road work or pay in a different way to get potholes fixed.

State lawmakers who represent parts of Johnson County expect the Indiana General Assembly will tackle all those issues this year during the session that starts Monday. They said they’ll focus on education, jobs and other issues, such as how to bring in more money for road funding as gas tax revenue dwindles.

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