Hoosier Economy

Hoosier Economy

Lanane to governor: Expand Medicaid to create jobs, raise Hoosier incomes

Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane made the following statements in response to the governor’s announcement concerning job creation in Indiana. https://twitter.com/TimLanane/status/413384940902834176 https://twitter.com/TimLanane/status/413385306574835712 https://twitter.com/TimLanane/status/413385535952932864  

2014 Organization Day recap

Organization Day, the first official day of the Indiana General Assembly’s 2014 legislative session, was held on November 19. Traditionally held in mid-November, Organization...

2014 session preview: Interim study committees release final recommendations

2014 Preview: Recommendations from interim study committees Throughout the summer and fall when the Indiana General Assembly is not in session, lawmakers convene interim committees...

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...

2013 study committees to examine ISTEP, Common Core, ACA and more

Throughout the summer and fall when the Indiana General Assembly is not in session, interim committees and commissions are convened to conduct in-depth research...

Senate Democratic leaders vote to oppose HJR 3

INDIANAPOLIS—The Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee on Monday voted 8-4 to send  House Joint Resolution (HJR) 3, an amendment to place Indiana’s existing...

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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...