Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said Wednesday he has hosted about a dozen dinners with top Republican fundraisers and business and policy leaders, but never pitched himself as a potential presidential candidate.
With a deadline looming, supporters and detractors debate extending tax cuts signed by former president George W. Bush.
Community Health now has about 550 physicians, either on its payroll or committed through integration contracts, who have some of their pay hinge on measures of quality and communication. CEO Bryan Mills says the hospital system is looking to add even more.
Congress is expected this fall to debate the idea of mandating the inclusion of tuners, a move that could boost the struggling radio industry.
Daniels has publicly railed against the newly approved $26 billion stimulus package, but his office said Friday that applications
had been submitted for about $200 million toward Medicaid and about $200 million for education.
The company is seeing a rush of new sales for its Web-based electronic medical record system from doctors, who all stand to
receive bonus payments from the federal stimulus act for computerizing their patient records.
Family and Social Services Administration Secretary Anne Murphy and acting Insurance Commissioner Stephen Robertson have sent
Gov. Mitch Daniels a letter that now estimates the overhaul will cost Indiana $235 million more than the previous estimate
The state will use the money to review proposed premium increases. It also will look at best practices in other states to
identify areas where it can strengthen health insurance laws and rules.
Indiana is now the 18th state to complete 30 percent of its goal, by retrofitting about 20,000 homes to make them more energy efficient.
The Treasury Department said Wednesday it will send $2 billion to 17 states that have unemployment rates higher than the national
average for a year. Indiana is due to receive $83 million. States will use the money for programs to aid unemployed homeowners.
Democrats are denouncing Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels for saying that the federal government sending additional money to the
states is not a good idea — after he signed a letter in February asking Congress to extend enhanced payments to fund
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said he opposes more stimulus such as aid to states to keep teachers hired and to expand credit
to small business, while favoring incentives to revive private hiring and investment.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the grants will bring the high-speed Internet service to about 2,500 homes and about
The state Department of Workforce Development says about 80,000 Hoosiers will get restored eligibility covering about 250,000
weeks of payments thanks to a federal law signed last week.
The Obama administration released a proposal that would tighten for-profit colleges’ access to federal student aid,
threatening an industry that received $26.5 billion in U.S. funds last year. Carmel-based ITT Educational Services
is among those potentially affected.
President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a restoration of benefits for people who have been out of work for six
months or more. The move ended an interruption that cut off payments averaging about $300 a week to 2½ million people
who have been unable to find work in the aftermath of the nation's long and deep recession.
Military contracts have helped shore up sagging sales at University Loft Co., the furniture maker federal agents raided two
weeks ago. Still, University
Loft’s work force is almost 50 percent off its recent peak.
The U.S. Senate recently confirmed her appointment to the No. 2 job.
Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, a member of the House GOP leadership, on Wednesday joined House Minority Leader John Boehner of
Ohio in calling for the law’s repeal.