Indiana

Sequester to hit long-term unemployment benefits

Feb 28, 2013
When state unemployment benefits run out, federal long-term unemployment payments kick in. But sequester budget cuts could reduce those payments, putting the squeeze on those who can least afford it.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, sequester, Indiana

Economic impact for Super Bowl host is short-term

Feb 3, 2012
Indianapolis will be hosting the Super Bowl this weekend. The attention could bring about $200 million by some estimates, and the city hopes it'll calculate to long-term growth.
Posted In: Super Bowl, Indiana, Indianapolis

Indiana becomes right-to-work state

Feb 2, 2012
The new law means workers can't be forced to join a union in order to get or keep a job. Proponents say it'll bring more jobs into the state; opponents say it could lead to a decline in working conditions.
Posted In: unions, Indiana, right-to-work, labor

Indiana makes a deal with Amazon on sales taxes

Jan 12, 2012
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels discusses his state’s new agreement for regulating and working with Amazon over sales taxes. The online retailer has been in dispute with a few states over collecting sales taxes.
Posted In: Amazon, sales tax, Indiana