Indianapolis Business Journal

DECEMBER 5-11, 2016

Are the state’s workforce development programs a muddled, bureaucratic mess in need of reform? Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma thinks so, and he’s made streamlining the vital but wasteful system a top priority this session, Hayleigh Colombo reports. Also in this week’s issue, Greg Andrews recounts the scene at Eli Lilly and Co. just before Thanksgiving when employees learned that a highly anticipated Alzheimer’s drug had failed its final stage trial—and details Lilly’s next offensive against the disease. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry reviews the Asian-inspired cuisine at Longbranch.

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FIDDIAN-GREEN: Vaping is not a proven way to stop smoking

A serious dialogue about curbing smoking in the Hoosier state should start with the most promising solutions. And as rigorous research studies and other states’ experiences have shown, there are far more powerful tools than e-cigarettes at our disposal.

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LETTER: Unions would force pay up

If the hospitality and convention industry workforce were allowed to unionize and negotiate for a decent standard of living, then we would most certainly see poverty rates decrease.

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