INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are expected to study the structure of Indiana county government this summer with an eye toward establishing a single county executive.
President Barack Obama’s minion came to Gary to tout the raising of the minimum wage to $9. She concluded the result would be a more robust economy. If so, why not raise the minimum wage to $15? Or let’s really gas up the economy and raise it to $25. Or why not $40?
INDIANAPOLIS | Every local government in Indiana is set to lose its authority to regulate most aspects of private-sector employment.
Ana Fletcher, Lowell | "F. The minimum wage is ridiculous. We have to work on so little while they raise their own income when they want, but it doesn't matter to them."
GARY | Raising the minimum wage to $9 from $7.25 per hour would help 15 million American workers better provide for their families and also would stimulate the economy, said an official from the U.S. Department of Labor.
GARY | The U.S. Department of Labor will hold a roundtable discussion Wednesday in Gary on President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour after the Republican-controlled House voted on party lines Monday to reject a proposal increasing the state's minimum hourly wage by one dollar.
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The state’s leading advocacy group from small business owners is against President Barack Obama’s call to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
For many in Indiana and across the country, Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer, back-to-school sales and a fun three-day weekend. But it’s more than that for me.
Do you live in Indiana but work in Illinois as a waiter or waitress?
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments could not set a minimum wage higher than the state minimum under legislation approved 27-23 Thursday by the Indiana Senate.
Indiana and Illinois share a border, but the similarities between the two end there.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments would be barred from setting a minimum wage higher than the federal rate under legislation approved Wednesday by the Indiana House.
CHICAGO | Religious leaders and labor activists in the South Chicago and East Side neighborhoods said Tuesday they want Illinois lawmakers to approve an increase in the state's minimum wage.
SPRINGFIELD | More dimes in the pockets of Illinois residents would lead to more spending.
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