After 16 consecutive months of Indiana's jobless rate above the national average -- it's 8.4 percent now, compared to 7.4 for the U.S. -- the cold reality is that we have a problem with a quarter of a million Hoosiers chronically out of work.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's creation of a new state jobs agency left Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz complaining she wasn't consulted, even though education is a vital aspect of the new agency's mission.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | In his zeal to sell Hoosiers on a right-to-work bill, House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, appears to be playing fast and loose with the facts about job creation in Indiana.
WASHINGTON | The nation isn't creating nearly enough jobs to reduce persistently high unemployment.
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