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GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers help preserve Medicare Part D

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers help preserve Medicare Part D

Despite the well-documented success of the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, a rule proposed earlier this year by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would have negatively impacted Part D – jeopardizing access to needed medicines and reducing choices for Hoosiers.

March 29, 2014 12:00 am

McDermott creates political action committee, eyeing statewide run

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has established a political action committee to support Democratic candidates running for statewide office and the Indiana General Assembly.

February 28, 2014 6:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Protect Hoosier jobs with bipartisan solution

GUEST COMMENTARY: Protect Hoosier jobs with bipartisan solution

Hoosiers might be surprised to learn that in 2012, the 112th Congress agreed on at least one thing; The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 – which included provisions to expand work-sharing policies in the U.S.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am
Donnelly worked across party lines to help reopen government

Donnelly worked across party lines to help reopen government

INDIANAPOLIS | While the "no surrender" stance of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, held the limelight during the 16-day federal government shutdown, a Hoosier senator worked behind the scenes and across party lines to get the government reopened and paying its bills on time.

October 20, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Equal Pay Act needs to be strengthened

GUEST COMMENTARY: Equal Pay Act needs to be strengthened

In today's struggling economy, this story is all too familiar: A young woman who has been a member of the American Association of University Women Fort Wayne Branch for years lost her job when her employer closed its doors.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

BRIAN HOWEY: Congressional ideology doesn’t put pork on grill

On New Year's Day, Indiana's four freshman members of the U.S. House voted against the so-called fiscal cliff deal. If the deal hadn't passed — and it did by a 257 to 167 margin — most middle class families would have seen their taxes go up somewhere in the $2,000- to $3,000-a-year range.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Griffith man loses in bid for Indy U.S. House seat

INDIANAPOLIS | A Griffith man seeking to represent Indianapolis in the U.S. House came in third in a four-candidate Democratic primary Tuesday. 

May 08, 2012 8:00 pm

Griffith man seeks Indianapolis U.S. House seat

INDIANAPOLIS | A Griffith Democrat wants to serve in Congress but said he respects U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, too much to run against him, so he's challenging U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indianapolis, in the May 8 primary election.

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BRIAN HOWEY: A first step toward an uncertain future

BRIAN HOWEY: A first step toward an uncertain future

The Tea Party set the agenda.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am
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