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Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

House panel votes to block annuity privatization plan

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers took a first step Tuesday toward halting a plan to privatize the supplemental annuity payment available to retired state and local government employees, including teachers.

January 14, 2014 11:25 am Related
Indiana pension board stands by annuity privatization plan

Indiana pension board stands by annuity privatization plan

INDIANAPOLIS | State pension officials have rejected a legislative recommendation that they reconsider privatizing retirement annuity payments for state and local government employees, including teachers.

December 29, 2013 11:06 pm Related

Congress can't agree again; student loan interest to double

WASHINGTON | Student loan rates will double — at least for a while — after a compromise to keep student loan interest rates low proved unwinnable before today's deadline, senators said Thursday.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am
Student loan interest rates to double unless Congress acts

Student loan interest rates to double unless Congress acts

INDIANAPOLIS | Next time you're at the grocery store or a RailCats game or anywhere out and about in the region, look around -- almost one of every five adults you see owes money on student loans.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am Related

Senate defeats Democratic, Republican student loan plans

WASHINGTON | College students faced increasing uncertainty about the cost of new student loans after senators failed Thursday to advance partisan proposals to keep interest rates from doubling on July 1.

June 06, 2013 5:06 pm

Fed keep rates at record lows; upbeat on economy

WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve is sounding a more confident note that the economy is strengthening and pledges to hold rates at record lows to make sure it gains even more traction.

April 28, 2010 1:22 pm
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