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Ill. state retirees await insurance premium refunds

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | There's no timeline yet for the return of nearly $23 million in health insurance premiums that the Illinois Supreme Court has recently ruled belong to state retirees.

July 10, 2014 2:54 pm

Indiana Chamber of Commerce discusses long-term vision

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Chamber of Commerce officials met with a Northwest Indiana business crowd Friday to tout progress made on a long-range economic development plan and to discuss next steps, including a legislative push to let employees factor smoking into hiring decisions and health ins…

December 06, 2013 3:33 pm

Health insurers fear young people will opt out

MIAMI | Dan Lopez rarely gets sick and hasn't been to a doctor in 10 years, so buying health insurance feels like a waste of money.

July 05, 2013 12:47 pm

EDITORIAL: Manage government workforce better

In county government, as with businesses, the employees are the biggest cost. But county government hasn't followed the private sector's lead yet in managing that cost, or those employees, well.

April 08, 2013 12:00 am

County government jobs desireable, tough to get

County government jobs in Northwest Indiana look attractive, if you can get one.

March 30, 2013 10:33 pm

EDITORIAL: Navigating Porter County's insurance maze

If you're looking for expert advice on controlling health insurance premiums, it makes sense that you would consult an expert. But that's not what Porter County officials did.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am

Board approves amendments to Portage firefighters' contract

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved amendments to the Portage Firefighters Local 3151 contract that will provide department members with premium-free health insurance effective June 1.

April 23, 2012 7:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Portage needs to review workers' pay, benefits

Portage Clerk-Treasurer Chris Stidham wants his employees to enjoy the same benefits as the city's union employees. State law forbids unionizing employees in the clerk-treasurer's office. So why shouldn't they get the same benefits?

April 01, 2012 12:00 am
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services letter

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services letter

This is the letter denying Indiana's request for a waiver on a new Obamacare rule.

December 01, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: One year of broken promises on Obamacare

GUEST COMMENTARY: One year of broken promises on Obamacare

A year ago today, despite the objections of millions of Americans, President Barack Obama signed his health care reform package into law.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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