Showing: 1-20 of 42

Economic Growth

Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.

9 hours ago Related

Illinois releases 5-year economic blueprint

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | The state agency in charge of helping improve Illinois' economy released a five-year plan on Monday that it hopes will create a good environment for business growth and prosperity.

June 30, 2014 3:04 pm

City Council backs new plan for Calumet City's future

CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush said Thursday she, the city's aldermen, Economic Development Coordinator Bryan Swanson and Housing Director James Gigliotti will be spending coming months figuring out which parts of the city's new Comprehensive Plan will be the first impl…

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Pence tax conference focuses on simplification

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.

June 24, 2014 12:51 pm
New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | The improving Indiana job market isn't showing up in state income tax receipts, which last month came in nearly 15 percent below April 2013, despite a 2.8 percent drop in the state's unemployment rate over the past year.

May 09, 2014 2:36 pm Related

Good Neighbor Day parade set for May 3

LANSING | The village’s annual spring-time Good Neighbor Day Parade has a theme this year of “Renaissance Lansing,” which will create some images of kings, queens and medieval castles.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

It's become an all-to-common scene in Lake County: Box-laden dollies being tugged up the metal ramps of moving trucks as folks seek greener pastures elsewhere.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
Northwest Indiana economy grew by 1.9 percent last year

Northwest Indiana economy grew by 1.9 percent last year

Northwest Indiana grew 1.9 percent last year, trailing both the state and nation.

February 26, 2014 11:25 pm

Schererville sizzles with commercial development potential

SCHERERVILLE | With several projects underway or being proposed, Schererville's Planning and Building Department has been busy.

August 10, 2013 8:15 pm

US economy adds 195K jobs; unemployment 7.6 pct.

WASHINGTON | U.S. employers are sending a message of confidence in the economy — hiring more workers, raising pay and making the job market appear strong enough for the Federal Reserve to slow its bond purchases as early as September.

July 05, 2013 3:45 pm
Indiana 'a leader and laggard' on economic measures

Indiana 'a leader and laggard' on economic measures

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has successfully created a low-tax, low-regulation business environment, but its future economic growth hinges on Hoosiers who, more often than not, lack the education and healthy habits needed to move the state forward.

May 22, 2013 6:30 pm Related
Pence sure income tax cut will create jobs

Pence sure income tax cut will create jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is certain reducing Indiana's personal income tax rate will create jobs, despite the doubts of legislative leaders and the increase in unemployment that followed distribution of the state's automatic taxpayer refund.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm Related
Coats hopes federal budget cuts prompt serious look at spending

Coats hopes federal budget cuts prompt serious look at spending

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., believes an $85 billion across-the-board cut in federal spending may be just what the United States needs to finally get serious about its "unsustainable" finances. 

February 18, 2013 6:00 pm

Pence inauguration to focus on 'Indiana's moment'

INDIANAPOLIS | A new era in Indiana history begins Monday when Republican Mike Pence is sworn in as the state's 50th governor.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am

Ellspermann meets with other newly-elected Lt. Governors

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov.-elect Sue Ellspermann was introduced Monday to other future lieutenant governors at the biannual new member meeting of the National Lieutenant Governors Association.

December 03, 2012 10:02 am

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Thursday

WASHINGTON | Below is the statement the Fed released Thursday after its policy meeting:

September 13, 2012 11:37 am

Economy grew modest 2.8 pct. in Q4, best in 2011

Americans spent more on cars and trucks, and companies restocked their shelves at the strongest pace in nearly two years, helping the U.S. economy reach its fastest growth rate of last year.

January 27, 2012 9:20 am

US job market ends year in better shape

The long-suffering job market is ending the year better off than it began. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits each week has dropped by 10 percent since January.

December 29, 2011 9:30 am

Claims lowest since April '08 as job market improves

In the latest sign that the economy is surging at year's end, unemployment claims have dropped to the lowest level since April 2008, long before anyone realized that the nation was in a recession.

December 23, 2011 9:20 am

C.P. economic development group agrees to hire financial adviser

CROWN POINT | A group whose organizers said will work to promote economic development in the city met Monday for the first time in more than a year.

November 21, 2011 9:40 pm
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who would you vote for if the election were held today?

View Results