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House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans are preparing to wager the lives of some 700 Hoosier babies a year on their philosophy that the private sector is more capable of reducing infant mortality than any government program.

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Pence prison changes aimed at reforming offenders

PLAINFIELD | Prison life for low-level felons making their first trip inside the barbed-wire fences is about to change.

October 02, 2014 4:30 pm

Ivy Tech receives $2.5 mil federal grant for new computing school

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is launching a new School of Computing and Informatics this fall with the help of a $2.5 million grant aimed at providing training for in-demand jobs.

September 29, 2014 6:45 pm

Group helps older workers transition back into workforce

Any older residents who are having trouble finding work can now turn to a nonprofit group for help.

September 05, 2014 8:30 am
Lawmaker to lead Indiana unemployment agency

Lawmaker to lead Indiana unemployment agency

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has tapped a suburban Indianapolis state representative to head the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

August 28, 2014 12:00 pm

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
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
Pence touts work components of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

Pence touts work components of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is focusing on his goal to assist low-income, working Hoosiers in purchasing private health insurance, as he strives to convince conservative allies and critics that his Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 isn't a government entitlement program.

May 19, 2014 4:00 pm Video
Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy

Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy

Planting Possibilities, of Highland, has been awarded a grant for nearly $25,000 from the Lake County Community Fund at Legacy Foundation to fund a gardening and growing education program at Campagna Academy in Schererville.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leaders feared once House Republicans get through with it.

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm
Workforce development called state's top priority

Workforce development called state's top priority

MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana's economy has grown to $34 billion today from $29 billion in 2009, but the rising tide is not lifting the boats of workers without enough skills or education.

August 07, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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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

M'ville foundation gives $1M to support programs for the blind

INDIANAPOLIS | A Merrillville foundation has given $1 million to an Indianapolis organization serving the blind and visually impaired.

May 01, 2013 6:45 pm Related

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Pence declares focus is jobs

Pence declares focus is jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has a simple explanation for why he's not hanging around the Statehouse while the Indiana General Assembly is in session – it's jobs.

March 17, 2013 6:00 am

Sequester leads to furloughs, project delays at Indiana National Guard

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana National Guard felt the first pinch Monday as federal budget cuts known as the sequester began to take their toll on Hoosiers.

March 04, 2013 7:30 pm
Growth in safety training spurs new facility construction

Growth in safety training spurs new facility construction

PORTAGE | Members of a regional construction trade group said Friday they hope their new training center serves as a sign that Northwest Indiana contractors will remain committed to making safety performance a business imperative.

November 30, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Free online job training is available for Hoosier workers

INDIANAPOLIS | The Department of Workforce Development is offering free online training through WorkOne to help Hoosiers build the skills necessary to get the job they want. 

May 02, 2012 10:00 am
The Arc prepares client for work experience

The Arc prepares client for work experience

Joseph Moore, 46, is constantly furthering his skills through his collaboration with The Arc of Northwest Indiana.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am
Donnelly unveils jobs plan, knocks Lugar

Donnelly unveils jobs plan, knocks Lugar

INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly launched a five-stop tour of Indiana on Monday, touting a six-point jobs plan he says will benefit both Hoosier workers and employers.

April 02, 2012 5:30 pm Related

Experience Works trains senior citizens who want to seek jobs

VALPARAISO | Experience Works is nonprofit charitable organization that offers training and employment opportunities for low-income seniors age 55 and older.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am
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