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Water could become Indiana's best lure for business

Water could become Indiana's best lure for business

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana is in good shape when it comes to water supplies, but other areas of the state may face shortages in the next half-century without planning and managing Indiana's water resources.

August 08, 2014 4:00 pm Related

Report grades Indiana low for new parent workplace support

Indiana is nearly failing when it comes to policies supporting working mothers and fathers when a new child arrives, according to a report issued last month.

July 27, 2014 5:00 am

Indiana Chamber asking for Best Places to Work applications

Is your workplace run-of-the-mill or one of the best in the state?

July 21, 2014 10:41 am

TONY LUX: An example of hypocritical school funding decreases

Derek Redelman of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently claimed school counselors aren’t meeting student needs regarding preparation for college and careers. His source of information is a survey conducted by the chamber regarding how much time school counselors spend on various school duties.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am
Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-first agenda of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Indiana Chamber updates publication for supervisors

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Chamber of Commerce aims to help keep Hoosier companies in compliance with the newly-updated publication, "The Supervisor’s Handbook – 2nd Edition."

June 10, 2014 11:07 am
New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

Proposed carbon regulations could lead to higher monthly electricity bills, and industry officials say power-hungry steel mills and factories in Indiana could end up paying $1 billion more a year.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Career Council nearing consensus on strategic plan

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Career Council is putting the finishing touches on a strategic plan aimed at encouraging more Hoosiers to complete post-high school education or job training programs that meet the needs of the state's employers.

May 28, 2014 3:00 pm

Ind. Chamber ranks legislators by voting record

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce released scores for state legislators Friday based on voting records the group deemed to favor jobs and the economy.

May 23, 2014 8:01 am

Wellness symposium focuses on employer role

MERRILLVILLE | From offering yoga classes to offering financial incentives, employers are finding ways to improve the health of their workers while lowering health care costs in the process.

May 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Study: School counselors often diverted from college/career advising

Study: School counselors often diverted from college/career advising

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana school counselors are spending an increasing portion of their days on tasks unrelated to guiding students toward college admission or career preparation.

May 20, 2014 4:00 pm Related

State chamber seeks community nominees

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is seeking 2014 Community of the Year nominees.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

State chamber to host Affordable Care Act seminar

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar this monthto help Hoosier businesses prepare for health care reform rules and regulations.

April 01, 2014 10:30 am

EDITORIAL: Make Indiana's K-12 standards rigorous

The Indiana General Assembly took a stand this year against education standards that would allow Hoosier students to be compared favorably with their peers nationally.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Give Hoosier job creators regulatory relief

GUEST COMMENTARY: Give Hoosier job creators regulatory relief

A recent George Mason University study of regulatory policy in all 50 states found Indiana ranks No. 1 for encouraging economic growth.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am
Chamber urges tougher K-12 standards

Chamber urges tougher K-12 standards

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Chamber of Commerce would add three math courses for high school students under academic standards it is proposing for state schools.

March 09, 2014 8:29 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

Energy bills are likely to be on the rise soon. You can send your “thank you” card to President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency. Since Congress failed to follow his request, the president turned to the EPA to perpetuate his administration’s attack on coal.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am
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

State chamber names local companies Best Place to Work

Local companies are among the 100 businesses named by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as Best Places to Work.

February 19, 2014 8:28 am
Cost is obstacle to prekindergarten idea

Cost is obstacle to prekindergarten idea

INDIANAPOLIS | After dithering more than two decades before agreeing last year to fund full-day kindergarten in Indiana's schools, Hoosier lawmakers appear ready to act faster in establishing state-supported prekindergarten programs for 4-year-olds.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Related
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