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Economic Impact

Study: Gay marriage would grow Indiana economy

Study: Gay marriage would grow Indiana economy

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's economy would grow by nearly $40 million over three years and the state would reap an extra $2.7 million in sales tax revenue if marriage between same-sex couples was legalized, a new study found.

May 27, 2014 9:30 pm Photos



Purdue nearly tops Illinois for international students

INDIANAPOLIS | Purdue University continues to have the second-most international students among U.S. public universities, and is closing the gap on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

November 11, 2013 1:32 pm

LaPorte County gets bang for its buck with fireworks convention

LAPORTE COUNTY | A weeklong series of fireworks shows in August outside LaPorte had a $3.5 million impact on the local economy, according to the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

September 16, 2012 7:00 pm
Coats wants study before Asian carp action

Coats wants study before Asian carp action

U.S. Sen. Dan Coats said he wants federal officials to fully understand the economic impact of any action taken to prevent Asian carp from harming Chicago area waterways and entering Lake Michigan.

June 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Gary airport could be economic engine for region

Over the years numerous studies have sought to quantify the benefits that would come with expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport, with estimates varying widely as the U.S. air industry underwent transformative changes.

May 25, 2011 8:00 pm
Gary airport begins expansion

Gary airport begins expansion

Political and civic leaders gathered at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for the official groundbreaking of the facility's $153 million runaway extension project.

May 25, 2011 7:09 pm
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