The state’s economy added more than 11,000 jobs in July and more Hoosiers were working than ever before. Unemployment is at 4.6 percent and the state’s workforce participation rate is 65.4 percent—the national average is 62.8 percent.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 would not have passed had it not been for Republicans. That’s right. While the Democrats of today have monopolized the title of champion of civil rights, back in the day, it was the GOP that came to the rescue.
There is a certain amount of irony in the fact that the person Indiana Democrats have hated the most in the last 12 years might be their only salvation to recapture the office he took from them back in 2004.
Indiana needs a long-term fix for its roads and bridges. For too long, Indiana’s road-funding solution has been to pour more short-term money into projects while never addressing the state’s long-term needs.