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Press Releases

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Protects Hoosiers from Illegial High-Cost Loans

APRIL 28, 2017

 

Institute Applauds Governor Holcomb's Decision to 'Ban the Box' for Indiana's Public Jobs

APRIL 26, 2017

 

Open Letter: U.S. DOL Should Protect Those on Path to Economic Security by Implementing Fiduciary Rule

APRIL 25, 2017

 

Indiana Earns a D- for Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

AUGUST 5, 2016

 

Institute Pleased to Announce Staffing Changes

AUGUST 4, 2016

 

Investing in Child Care would Save Hoosier Families $3201 a Year

APRIL 6, 2016

 

Breaking: Hoosier Incomes Stuck at 38th in the U.S., Trail National Average for Growth

MARCH 25, 2016

 

Open Letter: New Predatory Payday Lending Products are not Good Public Policy for Indiana

FEBRUARY 24, 2016

 

The Indiana Institute for Working Families Receives Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation

AUGUST 4, 2015

 

Institute Program Manager Appointed to State Workforce Innovation Council

JULY 23, 2015


Institute Program Manager Receives National Skills Award

FEBRUARY 13, 2015


NEW REPORT - Status of Working Families in Indiana
Low-wage Industry Growth Dominates 21st Century, More Balanced Recovery
Poverty and Inequality Still on the Rise in Indiana

JANUARY 15, 2015


ARCHIVES

12/16/2014
Institute Releases 2015 Public Policy Agenda

 

6/18/2014
Free Training Offered for Case Managers Working with Low‐Income Families

2/11/2014
New Report: More Indiana Working Mothers Are Low-Income

 

01/28/2014
‘Restore Economic Mobility for Hoosier Families’ at the Indiana Statehouse

01/07/2014
Exclusive Screening of American Winter to Kick Off Efforts to Restore Economic Mobility for Hoosier Families

2013

10/08/2013
New Report Finds Way to Boost Community College Degree Completion 'Reverse Credit Transfer' would help those who transfer but drop out get a degree

9/19/2013
NO PROGRESS: Slight Drop in Poverty Offset by Increase in Number of Low-Income Hoosiers

8/22/2013
Investing in Education Will Build a Stronger Indiana Economy

8/01/2013
IIFW receives $15,000 grant from the Indianapolis foundation to support the Insitutes efforts to conduct an education, advocacy and consensus-building campaign

7/8/2013
STATUS OF WORKING FAMILIES IN INDIANA, 2012 REPORT: MEASURING INDIANA’S ECONOMY BY THE ECONOMIC HEALTH OF WORKING FAMILIES

1/30/2013
New Study: Indiana’s Tax System Makes “Terrible Ten” List

2012

12/3/2012
Indiana poised to reap benefits from ‘Credentials of Opportunity’

 

10/30/2012
Groundbreaking Report on Poverty Demonstrates how Hoosier Families are Suffering from “The Cliff Effect”

9/20/2012
Over 1,000,000 Hoosiers Now Live in Poverty

9/12/2012
Poverty Remains Flat, But Income Inequality Increases

8/14/2012
Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage
More Jobs, Higher Wages & Increased GDP in Indiana

6/20/2012 url
New Analysis Finds GOP Approach to Bush Tax Cuts would Give Richest One Percent of Hoosiers $31,180 More Per Year and Give Poorest 20 Percent $140 Less on Average than Obama’s Approach

4/26/2012 url
ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN INDIANA SLOWED BY WEAKENED LABOR FORCE, LOW WAGES, AND INCREASING POVERTY

4/2/2012 url
Strategic Merger Helps Indiana Advance the War on Poverty

1/27/2012
Earned Income Tax Credit Good for Families, Communities, and the Economy

2011

12/13/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Releases Report on Work Sharing

11/22/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Program Goal and Logo

11/1/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces Funding from the Duke Energy Foundation

10/13/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

10/6/2011 - url
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

9/22/2011 - url
Indiana Sees Increase in Child Poverty and Those Who are Severely Poor

9/13/2011 - url
Indiana Experiences One of the Highest Poverty Rate Increases in the Country in 2010

8/17/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families releases the Second Generation of its Self-Sufficiency Calculator

8/2/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Grant from The
Joyce Foundation

4/25/2011
INDIANA STATE SENATORS RECOGNIZE IMPORTANCE OF MIDDLE-SKILLS JOBS

3/11/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Receives Working Poor Families Project Grant Award

2/28/2011
NEW STATUS OF WORKING FAMILIES REPORT HIGHLIGHTS WHAT A DECADE OF ECONOMIC DECLINE MEANS TO HOOSIER FAMILIES

2010

11/22/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Grant from Lumina Foundation for Education

11/16/2010 - See Report Below.
News from EPI: Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage continues to decline sharply


EMPLOYER-SPONSORED HEALTH INSURANCE EROSION ACCELERATES IN THE RECESSION - Public Safety Net Catches Kids but Fails to
Adequately Insure Adults

10/7/2010
New Report: Largest Portion of Job Openings Projected for Indiana by 2016 in "Middle-Skill" Sector

9/28/2010
Indiana Sees Steep Rise in Poverty and Income Loss

9/21/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families Launches a New Version of the
Indiana Self-Sufficiency Standard Calculator

9/16/2010
New Census Data Highlights the Recession's Toll on Indiana and US

6/15/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

6/14/2010
Senate Expected to Take Up the Extenders Bill This Week

6/8/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from Duke Energy Foundation

6/4/2010
Indiana’s Economic Recovery Depends on Extensions When Congress Reconvenes Next Week

3/8/2010
New Report Finds More Indiana Families Earning Less and Living in Poverty

2/5/2010
Congressional Action Needed to Prevent 160,000 Jobless Hoosier Workers From Losing Unemployment Benefits By June

Indiana Facts around the Extension of Unemployment Benefits - PDF

2/2/2010
INDIANA PROPERTY TAX CAPS: SHOULD THEY BE IN THE CONSTITUTION?

1/28/2010
TAX CREDITS FOR WORKING FAMILIES: 493,000 Hoosiers Claimed EITC in 2008