Showing: 1-20 of 22

Middle Class

Pence tax conference focuses on simplification

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.

June 24, 2014 12:51 pm
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

April 26, 2014 12:00 am
GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican House and Senate leaders, along with Gov. Mike Pence, claimed victory for their legislative agendas Friday, while Democrats despaired that the 2014 Indiana General Assembly didn't do more to improve the lives of everyday Hoosiers.

March 14, 2014 3:30 pm Related
Pence plan for business tax cut would hit schools, local governments hard

Pence plan for business tax cut would hit schools, local governments hard

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana schools and local governments will lose about a sixth of their total property tax revenues if Gov. Mike Pence succeeds in eliminating the business personal property tax.

December 08, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

Photos

Related

Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help working families rather than ship jobs overseas

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help working families rather than ship jobs overseas

Talk about kicking someone when she’s down: A woman who lost her job when the AJ Wright distribution center in South Bend shut down was told her unemployment benefits will be trimmed by more than 10 percent, thanks to the mindless federal budget cut known as the “sequester.” Meanwhile, major…

September 02, 2013 7:16 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

Labor Day means many things to many people, the unofficial last day of summer, an odd day off before school really kicks in. A day to sleep in and maybe to grill out with friend and family. Yes, it is a great day to do all of those things, but in reality, the day represents so much more.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's GOP didn't listen to middle class

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's GOP didn't listen to middle class

Last year, Hoosiers entrusted the Republican Party with some of their most precious possessions.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana budget plan cuts taxes by $1.1 billion

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite polls showing Hoosiers want Indiana to invest more in education, roads and other state services, the Republican-controlled General Assembly is poised to enact the largest package of tax cuts in state history.

April 25, 2013 7:27 pm
New Wave of Foreclosures

New Wave of Foreclosures

January 31, 2013 12:54 pm
The Great Reset - Disappearing Jobs

The Great Reset - Disappearing Jobs

Job seekers wait in a line at a job fair in Southfield, Mich. In the United States, half of the 7.5 million jobs lost during the Great Recession were paid middle-class wages, ranging from $37,000 to $68,000. But only 2 percent of the 3.4 million jobs gained since the recession are mid-pay. (…

January 25, 2013 11:44 am
TurboTax

TurboTax

A Costco shopper purchases TurboTax at Costco in Mountain View, Calif. According to a three-month AP investigation released in January 2013, five years after the start of the Great Recession, instead of relying on someone else in the workplace or their personal lives, people are using techno…

January 25, 2013 11:46 am
House Republicans shoot down Democrats' middle class amendment

House Republicans shoot down Democrats' middle class amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats discovered Thursday the Republican supermajority will hang together in the name of party unity even if it means ignoring the needs of middle class families. 

January 17, 2013 5:00 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Dems want to put Indiana's House in order

GUEST COMMENTARY: Dems want to put Indiana's House in order

The last two elections have seen the House turn from an evenly divided chamber into one controlled by one party by a substantial margin.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am

There's no denying what's happened to middle class

When considering what's happened to the middle class, if denial could be a publicly traded company, it would be valued in excess of Apple, Google and Microsoft combined.

November 05, 2012 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

October 13, 2012 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

October 10, 2012 12:00 am

Middle class sees 'worst decade in modern history'

WASHINGTON | The middle class is receiving less of America's total income, declining to its smallest share in decades as median wages stagnate in the economic doldrums and wealth concentrates at the top.

August 22, 2012 4:30 pm
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

March 24, 2012 12:00 am

All Americans should stand up in support of our middle class

As most people know, there are many pieces of legislation pending in Indiana and nationwide concerning teachers, labor rights and the middle class. The attacks on the middle class happening across the country are unprecedented in our time and haven't been seen since the turn of the century.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
North Township inundated with requests for help

North Township inundated with requests for help

MUNSTER | Kevin Robert, a Munster man with a stay-at-home wife and toddler triplets, was leading a contented life when he was abruptly sacked by his company last September.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Should Hammond police restore full-time participation in the Region STOP Team?

View Results