INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is seeing a retirement surge among state and local government employees and teachers this year, but it appears a state-ordered change to an optional retirement benefit isn't what's driving workers to end their careers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The decision to outsource Hoosier Lottery marketing, sales and distribution to a private company is starting to pay off for Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | The annuity options for retiring public employees, including teachers, may have been much worse if it wasn't for the intervention of a small group of Hoosier lawmakers, including state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes.
Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared to strike the best deal since the Dutch bought Manhattan for beads when he landed a $3.8 billion windfall by leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private consortium in 2006.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is misguided in hoping to privatize rail operations along Amtrak's Hoosier State route.
The Northwest Indiana Federation of Interfaith Organizations will sponsor a panel that will examine recent privatizations including the recent 40-year deal for Gary/Chicago International Airport.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority is considering using its taxpayer-financed Airport Development Zone fund to pay consultants who arranged the 40-year privatization deal signed last month.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved measure halting the privatization of a state annuity program for retired government employees, including teachers, cleared a Senate committee Wednesday 9-0 and advances to the full Senate.
There has been considerable criticism of privatizing Gary/Chicago International Airport operations now, when the airport is still a jewel in the rough, rather than later, when the city could get some revenue from leasing this asset.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | State pension officials have rejected a legislative recommendation that they reconsider privatizing retirement annuity payments for state and local government employees, including teachers.
GARY | The Gary Airport Authority approved the terms of a 40-year privatization deal by a 5-1 vote Monday, but final approval of the pact will have to wait until at least Jan. 27.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday authorized the hiring of a second legal team to get railroads out of the way of the $166 million airport expansion.
What could be more important than economic development for Northwest Indiana? Sustainable economic development, that’s what! And there is a big difference between the two.
The effort to privatize Gary/Chicago International Airport is back on a fast track with last week's announcement the airport is now exclusively negotiating a deal with Aviation Facilities Company Inc., known as AFCO, of Dulles, Va.
INDIANAPOLIS | State pension officials refused Friday to back off their plan to privatize annuity payments for retired state and local government employees, despite a strong legislative recommendation that they reconsider.
INDIANAPOLIS | A legislative panel recommended Monday that state pension officials halt their plan to privatize annuity payments for retired state and local government employees.
A key member of the committee working on privatizing management and development at Gary/Chicago International Airport will meet next week with a faith-based group that seeks to ensure Northwest Indiana residents are employed there.
The rush to privatization for Gary/Chicago International Airport has some potential bidders wondering why the rush. It's a good question, especially with so much up in the air.
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