FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007 file photo, credit card decals adorn a store window in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. The Federal Reserve reports on consumer borrowing data for June 2014 on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.
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.
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.
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…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
Northwest Indiana grew 1.9 percent last year, trailing both the state and nation.
SCHERERVILLE | With several projects underway or being proposed, Schererville's Planning and Building Department has been busy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new era in Indiana history begins Monday when Republican Mike Pence is sworn in as the state's 50th governor.
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.
WASHINGTON | Below is the statement the Fed released Thursday after its policy meeting:
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.
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