Then IEDC overhauled SEF with one simple goal: Provide the training dollars companies say they need and get out of their way. The agency stopped nickel-and-diming how companies could spend SEF, removing the compliance shackles that made federal military contracts seem mild by comparison.
A lot has been done here to fight the epidemic and establish recovery efforts, but addiction treatment is still fragmented and oftentimes inaccessible for this vulnerable population.
It’s the cold, hard truth that there isn’t one simple solution for eradicating the complexities of the pharmacy benefits industry.
Few of us who live in Indianapolis recognize the connection between Indiana’s gerrymandered legislative districts and the thousands of potholes we dodge every spring, or the fiscal shortchanging of urban schools, or the Legislature’s refusal to pass comprehensive bias crimes legislation, or our lawmakers’ seeming fixation on women’s reproductive decisions.
Every state that can reasonably be described as existing in financial peril has a balanced budget amendment.
Because of our mentoring structure through TAP, our school has been rated an A for the past three years. Before implementing this career-ladder structure, we were a D school.
Through a Next Level Jobs grant, Homesense recently facilitated testing and training on the popular assessment tool Gallup StrengthsFinder, which provided a unique lens for our team to see themselves and others and has deepened our internal relationships and teamwork. This investment wouldn’t have taken place without Next Level Jobs.
As the Indianapolis International Airport continues to receive accolades as one of the best airports in North America, it is important to remember the person who was the visionary force behind the planning of our airport. Dan Orcutt, executive director of the airport for 25 years, passed away in January.
Advancing women and girls is a smart investment, leading to more talent, productivity and customers, and better financial results. Every extra year a girl stays in school, her income can increase 15 percent to 25 percent.
The legalization of VGTs would generate millions in new revenue from gambling taxes and fees, money that could be used to fund local roads, schools, and other essential local and state needs without raising taxes.
The GOP’s dogmatic approach will fail. In the short term, it will chip away at lawmakers’ credibility among voters until elected leaders’ lack of responsiveness drives citizens to demand change.
How the New York collapse transpired was unique to that location and those facts, but it provides a meaningful lesson for the Hoosier state.
Alice—an acronym for asset-limited, income-constrained and employed—is the waitress, busboy, hotel housekeeper, repairman and similar individuals who work but live paycheck-to-paycheck.
The bottom line is that we have a responsibility as parents and leaders in business, community and school to come together to help all young people understand the myriad careers available to them in their own back yard.
The big issues will be worked out in conference committees without the help of less experienced lawmakers, and their input won’t be critical in caucus.
The best solutions will come from collaborations between health care providers and payers. With the technology at their disposal, they could create systems that allow consumers to check prices based on a wide range of factors and variables.
Since the founding of our country, paying newspapers to publish public notice has been the most cost-effective way to disseminate information that state legislatures deem important. The payment isn’t a subsidy; it’s payment for a service.
An important bill has been sent to the Senate Utilities Committee, chaired by Sen. Jim Merritt. Senate Bill 430, introduced by Sen. J.D. Ford, would repeal the provisions of last year’s controversial measure phasing out net metering.
These private-sector success stories—nationally and in our state—deserve robust praise because they showcase the free market working exactly as it should.
Tobacco use still is the leading cause of preventable disease and premature death, and the Hoosier state is mired in the human and economic losses due to its use.