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Indiana Works Councils

House Republicans kill attempt to defund new Pence agency

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans stood up for a controversial new state agency last week, voting down a proposal by House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, to defund Gov. Mike Pence's Center for Education and Career Innovation.

February 02, 2014 8:15 pm
New state agency mired in controversy

New state agency mired in controversy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.

November 24, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Hoosiers' incomes need strategic boost

Indiana's per capita personal income is a measuring stick with which former Gov. Mitch Daniels wanted to evaluate his administration's effectiveness. Yet even Daniels, the fiscal reformer, was unable to reverse the dismal trend in which Indiana's personal income lags the nation.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am

Pence creates state jobs agency to oversee state jobs agencies

INDIANAPOLIS | With his tax cuts, works councils and career council all failing to reduce Indiana's 8.4 percent unemployment rate, Gov. Mike Pence decided Friday to take direct action to put at least a few Hoosiers to work.

August 23, 2013 1:17 pm Related
Pence assigns seven area counties to Works Council

Pence assigns seven area counties to Works Council

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has designated a seven-county area in Northwest Indiana as the state's Works Council No. 1.

July 17, 2013 6:00 pm
Pence signs 'jobs bills' that create no jobs

Pence signs 'jobs bills' that create no jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed two "jobs bills" that create zero jobs for the 276,500 Hoosiers currently looking for work.

April 15, 2013 6:00 pm

Pence's career education plan set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will soon sign into law one of the top items on his legislative wish list.

March 25, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Pence's state works councils plan receives Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate unanimously approved Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to establish regional Indiana Works Councils in which businesses and high schools would jointly develop a career curriculum program.

February 05, 2013 6:00 pm Related

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Senate panel approves governor's works councils program

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's plan for businesses to work with high schools and together develop a career curriculum program sailed through a Senate committee Wednesday.

January 30, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Governor's budget plan cuts taxes, limits spending growth

Governor's budget plan cuts taxes, limits spending growth

INDIANAPOLIS | On his second day in office, Republican Gov. Mike Pence presented legislators with a two-year budget plan that reduces the personal income tax rate and increases funding for education and most state agencies by 1 percent.

January 15, 2013 5:00 pm
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