The March 20 Economic Analysis column [Action by Fed can have unintended consequences], which states in part that “low rates (by the Federal Reserve) encourage banks to be generous in lending …” appears to extoll the virtues of low interest rates as imposed by the Federal Reserve for the better part of the last 12 years.
There is simply no reason to have a deficit when the economy is doing so well if the administration would simply tax the rich so that all are paying their fair share.
Raising the age to 21 must be complemented by an increase in the state’s tobacco tax, and more resources must be directed to underfunded tobacco prevention programs.
I own a small construction company. In the past five years our health care costs have increased $1.43 per hour; a 30% increase since 2015. For 2020, we were hit with another 10% increase. A company simply cannot absorb those increases and remain competitive.
My advice for 2020? Don’t panic. The stage is set for what promises to be an exciting new decade for Indiana manufacturing.
During a quit attempt, use slips as learning experiences instead of reasons to go back to smoking. Quitting smoking is like riding a bicycle: Every attempt is a way to learn what went wrong and get back on track.
Hoosiers can’t afford to allow utilities to drag their feet on transitioning to a clean energy economy. Thankfully