Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a press conference March 31, 2015 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Indiana.

How discrimination fits into the business model

Apr 1, 2015
Businesses can bounce unwanted customers, but not whole classes of customers.
Posted In: Indiana, gay rights, customer service
Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures on stage during an Apple special event on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

The risks of being an activist CEO

Mar 30, 2015
Apple's Tim Cook planted a flag on gay rights on Monday, raising the ire of some shareholders.
Posted In: CEOs, Indiana, gay rights, gun control, race

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