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March 31, 2015

 

The low revenue numbers are giving state lawmakers pause as they debate tax reform issues.

Will #BoycottIndiana Result In Big Economic Losses?

The hashtag #BoycottIndiana has been seen on social media and on posters at rallies opposing Indiana’s new religious freedom law that takes effect in July.

March 27, 2015

 

Indiana's unemployed filing for benefits will face stricter rules after Saturday.

Indiana’s Unemployment Rate Falls Below 6 Percent

After four months without a decrease in unemployment, Indiana’s rate fell below 6 percent in February.

March 26, 2015

 

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Change To Gaming Bill Could Mean No Live Dealers Until 2021

The gaming bill allows riverboats to move on land and includes several tax credits and incentives.

March 26, 2015

 

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Bloomington Council Passes Food Truck Restrictions

The ordinance requires mobile vendors to remain 50 feet away from restaurants and abide by noise restrictions.

March 25, 2015

 

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Gen Con Might Leave Indy Because Of ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

The CEO of Gen Con sent a letter to the governor, pointing out that attendees to the gaming convention in Indianapolis represent many different backgrounds.

March 24, 2015

 

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House Lawmakers Approve Energy Efficiency Program

Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.

March 24, 2015

 

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What Happens When The Common Construction Wage Disappears?

House Bill 1019 would eliminate Indiana’s prevailing wage, a mandatory hourly rate that must be paid to laborers on publicly financed construction projects.

March 23, 2015

 

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Why Indiana’s Top Chefs Have Never Won A James Beard Award

The finalists for the so-called "Oscars of food" are scheduled to be announced Tuesday. Four Indiana chefs are in the running.

March 23, 2015

 

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Deadline Approaches To Sign Up For Farm Bill Crop Insurance

The new farm bill includes three crop insurance options for farmers – this is the first time there's been more than one choice.

March 20, 2015

 

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Indiana Starts 2015 With More Jobs, Higher Unemployment

Over the last two years the state added new jobs in all but five months. But the state’s labor force grew last month, leading to a higher unemployment rate.

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