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January 16, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

As LaPorte County Commission president, I was very pleased to help host Lt. Gov. Sue Ellsperman in the county complex meeting rooms Aug. 27 for the latest stop in her 92-county statewide listening tour. I'd like to share with your readers the letter I handed to the lieutenant governor and her staff:

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Tax cuts amid 8.7% jobless rate

BRIAN HOWEY: Tax cuts amid 8.7% jobless rate

Other issues had potentially greater financial impact or will leave a more resolute imprint on people’s lives, such as Medicaid expansion and Common Core education standards.

May 05, 2013 12:00 am

Pence claims tax cut needed to beat other states for jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence believes if government can afford to reduce taxes it should, but his proposal to cut Indiana's income tax rate by 10 percent is also intended to send a message to other states.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Governor must attract jobs that pay better

DOUG ROSS: Governor must attract jobs that pay better

Democrat John Gregg and Republican Mike Pence, both running for governor, both said to Northwest Indiana audiences Aug. 24 that the primary focus now should be on jobs. And each is right.

September 04, 2012 12:00 am

Bayh to hit campaign trail with Donnelly in Whiting this week

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., will campaign with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly Thursday afternoon in Whiting.

August 20, 2012 5:15 pm

Let natural forces, not government, create jobs

I know we are in trouble when job creation is the main topic of both political parties. The Democrats have long talked up this counter-productive role of government and now even the Republicans seem to embrace it.

June 08, 2012 12:00 am

IEDC tax credit is smarter than Obama's loan

The article about the $175,000 tax credit from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to ConAgra Foods fails to go far enough. Because this tax credit is in the form of a reward for actual jobs created, it shows the great difference between how we do business in Indiana vs. the type of perfo…

February 01, 2012 1:00 am

Plan for Michigan City truck stops spurs hopes -- and fears

MICHIGAN CITY | The doors have opened for a travel plaza to locate on Michigan City's far east side.

July 13, 2011 7:30 pm
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