Lottery vs. local ad firms

The Hoosier Lottery has rejected all bids for the creative part of its advertising account. Most of the
bidders were local, and the agencies involved are miffed that they were passed over.

In this weekendâ??s IBJ, reporter Anthony Schoettle…

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Is Jones a political football?

Carmel tech entrepreneur Scott Jones is finding himself in the middle of a political debate he didnâ??t ask
for and doesnâ??t want.

The spokeswoman for the Indiana Democratic Party is questioning whether Jones needed the $4 million in grants
that two…

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Lottery vs. local ad firms

The Hoosier Lottery has rejected all bids for the creative part of its advertising account. Most of the bidders were local, and the agencies involved are miffed that they were passed over.

In this weekend’s IBJ, reporter Anthony Schoettle quotes…

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Anthem loses disclosure fight

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan that Indianapolis-based WellPoint Inc. operates in Connecticut has backed
out of managing part of an insurance program rather than disclose the rates it pays doctors and its approach
to denying prescription drug payments….

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Unions gaining, losing ground

Unions are experiencing mixed results.

The United Auto Workers lost clout during negotiations with Detroit car companies this year.

Yet, the Service Employees International Union is forcing janitorial firms to the table in Indianapolis, Cincinnati
and other cities. And workers at Casino…

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Finish Line throws down gauntlet

Finish Line has played the â??material adverse effectâ?? card in its battle to break off its acquisition of
Genesco.

The Indianapolis company didnâ??t elaborate in yesterdayâ??s SEC filing, but Finish Line has repeatedly made clear
that encountering problems with long-term implications…

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Solving the tax debate

Gov. Mitch Daniels has proposed capping residential property taxes at 1 percent of a homeâ??s assessed value,
rental properties at 2 percent and businesses at 3 percent.

Now state Sen. Luke Kenley says the bipartisan commission on taxes he heads will…

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