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Arnold reacts to the State of the State address

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln32zFAo4Ow?rel=0&w=560&h=315] State Senator Jim Arnold (D-LaPorte) took a moment to give his reactions directly after Governor Mike Pence's fourth State of the State address,...

A closer look: Examining the costs and benefits of raising Indiana’s minimum wage

UPDATE: Recent income data from the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis show Indiana making little progress in putting more money in the pockets...

Indiana March unemployment rate ticks upward

On Monday, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana's March 2016 unemployment rate ticked upward to 5 percent, and increase of 0.3 percent since February. The national...

Statehouse Update: DCS understaffing and caseload management

The Department of Child Services (DCS) was established in January 2005 by an executive order of Governor Mitch Daniels to provide more direct attention...

Lanane OpEd: “Is this the best we can do for children in Indiana?”

The 2017 Kids Count Data Report published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Indiana Youth Institute ranks Indiana 28th among states for...

Understanding the scope of Indiana’s infrastructure problem

Roads According to a report from the Indiana Local Technical Assistance Program, Indiana has 96,000 miles of roads. The Indiana Department of Transportation maintains roughly...

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Breaux OpEd: Voter information sharing didn’t start with federal commission, but with Indiana state...

The Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter Integrity is the latest federal overreach that puts Hoosiers’ private information at risk. In reality, President Trump, Vice...

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