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December 1, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

American Cancer Society Explores New Ways To Curb Smoking

The General Assembly passed a statewide smoking ban two years ago, but American Cancer Society officials want to further incentivize Hoosiers to quit smoking.

November 24, 2014

 

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Fuel Tax Changes Recommended To Help INDOT Funding Needs

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce says the state faces a $750 million funding gap to maintain its roads. Changes to the state's fuel taxes could help.

November 13, 2013

 

Cook Chairman, Sen. Lugar Receive Business Awards

Cook Group chairman Steve Ferguson received the title of Business Leader of the Year. Former Senator Richard Lugar was named Government Leader of the Year

July 26, 2013

 

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Delta Adds Direct Flights To Caribbean From Indianapolis

Delta plans to introduce weekly routes to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Nassau, Bahamas, just before Christmas.

May 28, 2013

 

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Indiana Economic Index Declines For Two Consecutive Months

The Leading Index for Indiana has been trending upward since last July but dropped slightly in both April and May.

May 22, 2013

 

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Indiana Report Card Released Based On Economic Plan

Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar says improving the state’s workforce is Indiana’s biggest area of need.

January 10, 2013

 

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Future Workforce Demands Hinge On Post-Secondary Education

Nearly two-thirds of Indiana jobs in the next decade will require education beyond a high school diploma.

November 19, 2012

 

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Indiana Chamber Seeks To Tighten Unemployment Benefits

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its 2013 legislative priorities, including protecting education reform and tightening unemployment benefits.

August 27, 2012

 

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Lawmakers Could Revisit Smoking’s Effect On Insurance Rates

Some employers are already charging different rates to smokers. Labor leaders say they worry about a trend where many health habits are legislated against.

February 17, 2012

 

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Unions Hurry To Negotiate Before Right-to-work Takes Effect

Unions are trying to minimize the effects of the legislation before the deadline.

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