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Employment & Income

 

Journal Gazette, 4/22/2020

Worker exposure [Editorial]

 

Evansville Courier & Press, 3/25/2020

Coronavirus: Out of work due to shutdown, some look to community for support

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 3/20/2020

Low-wage workers have least cushion during coronovirus crisis

 

Indianapolis Recorder, 3/18/2020

Working class hit hard amid coronavirus closures

 

Greensburg Daily News, 1/24/2020

Women rally for better pay, benefits

 

Job Quality

 

South Bend Tribune, 2/10/2020

Our opinion: Indiana lawmakers should have passed maternal health bill [Editorial]

 

RTV6, 1/16/2020

Governor issues plan of action to address infant mortality, maternity care issues

 

WFLI, 1/8/2020

Senator Alting authoring bill to help working pregnant women

 

Safety Net

 

WISH TV, 5/28/2020

Front line workers seeking financial help ask why Indiana not using work sharing program

 

WFYI, 5/19/2020

Governor Holcomb draws ire for no work share unemployment option

 

 

Consumer Protections

 

The Statehouse File, 4/21/2020

Indiana Supreme Court blocks creditors from seizing stimulus payments

 

Journal Gazette, 4/21/2020

Coronavirus roundup

 

Indianapolis Star, 4/20/2020

Debt collectors can't touch coronavirus stimulus money, Indiana Supreme Court rules

 

WRTV, 4/17/2020

Hoosiers say stimulus checks are being deposited into wrong bank accounts

 

WISH-TV, 4/15/2020

Can creditors take stimulus checks? In Indiana, the answer may be yes

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 4/14/2020

Advocates warn stimulus checks could be garnished by creditors

 

Indiana Public Media, 2/6/2020

Payday lending has drained hundreds of millions from most vulnerable Hoosiers

 

Other

 

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 3/26/2020

Governor Holcomb vetoes bill banning local rental rules

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 2/7/2020

Merritt shifts focus to poverty after mayoral run

 

 


Prior Years - Selected Media

 

RTV6, 12/3/2019

Work conditions in Indiana putting pregnancies at risk

 

The Journal Gazette, 8/3/2019

Commissioners OK paid parental leave

 

The Journal Gazette, 6/10/2019

Five Questions with Erin Macey

 

The Journal Gazette, 12/13/2019

SNAP Decision

 

The Journal Gazette, 5/8/2019

Momentum Shift

 

Indiana Daily Student, 10/3/2019

$200 a month: Indiana families struggle with diaper need

 

Ball State University Magazine, 5/30/2019

Political Science Alumna Lobbies for Working Families

 

Washington Times Herald, 1/9/2019

Senator proposes bill to lower fees to reinstate drivers licenses

 

Indiana Week in Review, 9/20/2019

[Discussion of Financial Drain report]

 

The Elkhart Truth, 9/19/2019

Report: Hoosiers pay too much in short-term loan interest

 

Indiana Public Media, 9/19/2019

Payday lending has drained hundreds of millions from Indiana

 

The Statehouse File, 9/18/2019

Report: Payday loans cost Hoosiers millions

 

Indiana Public Media, 7/5/2019

Millions of Americans could lose their cars as delinquency rates rise

 

Indianapolis Busines Journal, 6/27/2019

City's poor often have few affordable options for banking, other financial services

 

South Bend Tribune, 4/16/2019

Payday loan expansion in Indiana stopped for now

 

The Journal Gazette, 4/16/2019

Subprime lending bill dies; opposition fierce

 

Indianapolis Star, 4/15/2019

Indiana 'loan shark' lending bill dies on House floor

 

Washington Times Herald, 4/10/2019

Amendment to payday loan bill unable to calm community advocates

 

Fox59, 4/9/2019

Amended 'loan shark' bill passes committee, moves to full Indiana house

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 3/15/2019

Payday lending industry gains upper hand in Statehouse fight

 

Indiana Public Media, 3/15/2019

Advocacy groups say lending bill would create cycle of debt for Hoosiers

 

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, 3/14/2019

Groups oppose Senate Bill 613 on lending

 

WFYI, 2/20/2019

Committee passes cap to reduce payday lending interest rates

 

Indianapolis Star, 1/31/2019

Will Indiana payday loan rates remain above state's 'loan shark' threshhold?

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 2/18/2019

2019 Forty under 40: Jessica D. Fraser

 

RTV6, 12/3/2019

Work conditions in Indiana putting pregnancies at risk

 

The Journal Gazette, 8/3/2019

Commissioners OK paid parental leave

 

The Journal Gazette, 6/10/2019

Five Questions with Erin Macey

 

Northwest Indiana Times, 10/4/2019

Indiana wages largely stagnant, with slight decrease in gender wage gap

 

The Journal Gazette, 4/16/2019

Upside Down

 

U.S. News and World Reports, 4/2/2019

States with largest and smallest gender pay gap

 

The Times of Northwest Indiana, 2/19/2019

Legislation on equal pay, opportunity for women stymied statehouse

 

The Republic, 1/21/2019

Cummins HR director advocates a culture giving every worker equal opportunity to excel

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 11/9/2018

Janitor uprising highlights tensions over outsourcing

 

Indy Midtown, 10/22/2018

Upskilling for Economic Mobility

 

WFYI, 9/6/2018

Report: Income inequality in Indiana continues to grow

 

Times of Northwest Indiana, 9/5/2018

Indiana's income now more in line with South than Midwest, study finds

 

The Indiana Business Journal, 9/4/2018

Report: Indiana tax policy has benefited wealthy as median income dropped

 

FOX59 WXIN, 9/3/2018

Report says Indiana economy resembles Southern states

 

The Anderson Herald Bulletin, 9/2/2018

Locals not surprised Indiana falling behind Midwest neighbors

 

The Indianapolis Star, 8/31/2018

Why a report calls Indiana a 'Southern state' after examining certain economic indicators

 

Inside Indiana Business, 7/24/2018

Indiana part of work-based learning academy

 

WFYI, 7/20/2018

National report shows Indiana income inequality rising

 

Public News Service, 6/28/2018

Indiana presents cautionary tale in wake of Janus decision

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 5/17/2018

Indianapolis residents' 'real' personal income sees growth - but still below national average

 

Marketplace, 5/11/2018

Tax cuts: Have they benefitted Indiana's economy?

 

Indianapolis Star, 4/7/2018

Report: Indiana ranks low for economic status of women

 

Northeast Indiana Public Radio, 3/6/2018

Democrat Anti-Trump Tax Initiative Hosts Discussion in Indy

 

Indianapolis Star, 2/27/2018

Holcomb backs legislative effort to allow DACA recipients to get professional licenses

 

Indianapolis Star, 1/17/2018

Lawmakers propose equal pay law: 'Why do we not treat the women of Indiana fairly?'

 

Indianapolis Star, 1/7/2018

Indiana lawmaker proposes change to sex discrimination law - starting with pregnancy

 

RTV6, 6/26/2018

Thousands of Hoosiers could lose food stamp benefits due to major cuts in House farm bill

 

WFHB, 6/22/2018

Food stamp cuts would leave locals ineligible, hungry

 

South Bend Tribune, 6/7/2018

HUD plan could raise rents for thousands of low-income families, retirees in Indiana

 

RTV6, 5/18/2018

Thousands of Hoosiers could lose food stamp benefits if proposed federal legislation becomes law

 

Fox59, 4/26/2018

Proposal to HUD vouchers could mean more money out of low-income families' pockets

 

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 5/22/2018

Improving percentage

 

WBIW, 5/21/2018

Federal payday rule survives legislative threat, remains intact for now

 

Public News Service, 2/28/2018

Lawmakers turn down payday-lending bill

 

Nuvo, 2/27/2018

Controversial Payday Lending Bill Falters in Senate

 

Chicago Daily Herald, 2/24/2018

Payday lending bill faces uncertain fate in Indiana Senate

 

Indianapolis Recorder, 2/15/2018

Payday Loans: Relief or Bondage?

 

Indianapolis Star, 2/2/2018

With a push from Bosma, Indiana House votes to allow 'loan shark' rates

 

Fox 59, 1/25/2018

Battle brewing over opposing payday loan bills in statehouse

 

RTV6, 1/3/2018

Indiana lawmaker files bill to cap payday loan interest rates at 36 percent

 

News and Tribune, 10/25/2018

In Indiana and Illinois, taxes hit low-earners hard

 

KPC News, 7/8/2018

Northeast Indiana aging faster than state, US

 

WANE, 5/4/2018

Fort Wayne ranks 13th in the country for home evictions

 

South Bend Tribune, 2/16/2018

Indiana Michigan Power reaches settlement on lower rate increase

 

2017 Media

 

Public News Service, 11/27/2017

Critics: GOP Tax Plan Would Hurt Many Hoosier Families

 

WPAA, 11/3/2017

Will the GOP's Tax Cuts Trickle Down to Hoosier Workers

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 10/21/2017

Rise in Poverty in Indy nearly outpaces growth in population over 15 years

 

Public News Service, 10/2/2017

New Census figures pinpoint Indiana hunger, poverty

 

WFYI, 9/22/2017

Study ranks Indiana in bottom five states for gender pay gap

 

Indiana Public News Service, 9/5/2017

Report cites weaker pay, less voice for working Hoosiers

 

Greensburg Daily News, 8/1/2017

Indiana to provide free community college programs for in-demand fields

 

Indy Politics, 7/27/2017

Indiana's employers say they need increased skills, wages, & benefits to grow workforce

 

Indianapolis Star, 7/3/2017

Gov. Holcomb issues executive order to 'ban the box' in Indiana

 

WFYI, 6/12/2017

Financial barriers keep most people from workforce training

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 6/10/2017

Should Indiana raise its minimum wage? In a word: yes.

 

Northwest Indiana Times, 6/7/2017

Child care, transportation barriers among job training barriers

 

WISH-TV, 5/9/2017

Indy council looking to raise minimum wage for city workers

 

WBIW, 5/9/2017

17 reasons to raise Indiana's minimum wage in 2017

 

WIBC, 5/8/2017

Council to debate $13 an hour "living wage" for city and county employees

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 5/8/2017

Proposal aims to boost minimum city employee pay to $13 per hour

 

WRTV-6, 5/6/2017

How much do you need to survive in Indiana (with no help)?

 

WRTV-6, 5/3/2017

Roadblocks prevent Hoosiers from "upskilling"

 

Indianapolis Star, 4/26/2017

Gov. Eric Holcomb to issue executive order on felon hiring

 

Eagle Country 99.3, 4/26/2017

Gov. Holcomb's executive order "bans the box" for public jobs

 

WFHB, 4/26/2017

Ban the box - Governor Holcomb supports state but not local efforts for job applicants

 

USA Today, 4/20/2017

Bill on Indiana governor's desk to stop ban-the-box ordinances about job seekers' criminal histories

 

Indianapolis Star, 4/19/2017

Indiana ACLU, NAACP want governor to veto felony hiring bill

 

Northwest Indiana Times, 3/17/2017

Wages not keeping up with cost-of-living increases in NWI

 

Indianapolis Star, 2/24/2017

Should you know if new hire is a convict?

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 1/27/2017

Does Indiana need $10 an hour minimum wage?

 

Indiana Public Media, 11/6/2017

Hoosiers, Hunger Activists Call for No Cuts to SNAP

 

WIMS AM 1420, 6/20/2017

Cutting SNAP benefits could hurt Hoosiers

 

Greensburg Daily News, 6/19/2017

Hoosiers at risk of hunger under Trump budget

 

PPP Focus, 5/26/2017

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 4/1/2017

As debate rages over prek funding, families already in program see gains

 

Public News Service, 11/13/2017

Advocates Plead for Utility Relief

 

Indiana Public Media, 10/6/2017

CFPB Payday loan ruling creates new ways to protect consumers

 

Northwest Indiana Times, 4/27/2017

Beware of Overdraft Fees on Prepaid Cards

 

The Message, 2/23/2017

Senate Committee Rejects Bill to Expand Payday Lending

 

Indianapolis Star, 2/14/2017

Loan sharks circling at Statehouse -- again

 

WFYI, 9/27/2017

Traffic amnesty program could get 400k Hoosiers back on the road

 

Indiana Public News Service, 4/26/2017

Legislative session mixed for Indiana working families

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 4/17/2017

Bill pits affordable housing against property rights

 

WFYI No Limits 1/24/2017

Combating Domestic Violence in Indiana

2016 Media

 

Indianapolis Business Journal, 12/10/2016

Provisions would boost economy, help families

 

Indianapolis Star, 11/6/2016

Can the next president, governor improve Hoosiers' economic well-being?

 

Indiana Public Media, 9/26/2016

Indiana Has Tenth Highest Wage Gap Between Men And Women

 

Greensbug Daily News, 9/23/2016

More Hoosiers Working, Poverty Slowly Improving

 

Greensburg Daily News, 08/24/2016

Decatur County Employment Numbers Improve

 

Peacock Panache, 08/11/2016

Economics & Unemployment: Numbers Can Be Deceiving

 

WFYI No Limits 6/28/2016

Chasing the Dream - Part 4

 

Nuvo, 3/28/2016

Reasons to raise Indiana's minimum wage in 2016

 

Northwest Indiana Times, 3/26/2016

Indiana income again near the bottom

 

Public News Service, 12/14/2016

Will Indiana Put Paid Family Leave on the Front Burner?

 

Eagle Country Online, 12/14/2016

Report: Lack of Paid Leave Puts Hoosiers in a Bind

 

Indiana Public Media, 10/14/2016

U.S., Indiana Lagging Behind With Lack Of Paid Leave Policies

 

WFYI, 8/9/2016

Report Gives Indiana 'D-' On Family Friendly Workplaces

 

Eagle 99.3 FM, 08/8/2016

Indiana Scores Poorly In Report On Support For Families

 

Kokomo Herald, 4/7/2016

Investing in child care would save Hoosier families $3201 a year

 

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 11/16/2016

Fighting Poverty through Access to Transportation

 

Indianapolis Recorder, 4/14/2016

Borrower beware: Payday loans a costly, controversial option

 

Indianapolis Star, 2/24/2016

Lawmakers could OK 'loan shark' rates

 

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, 2/19/2016

Payday lenders look to expand

 

Inside INdiana Business, 08/15/2016

Institute Announces Staffing Changes

 

Opposing Views, 1/24/2016

Why Stricter Work Requirements For Food Stamps Need To Be Coupled With Expanded Job Training Programs

 

2015 Media Archives

 

98.9 WYRZ, 08/4/2015

The Indiana Institute for Working Families Receives Funding from The Indianapois Foundation

 

Inside Indiana Business, 07/23/2015

Indiana Needs a 'Good Jobs' Economic Development Strategy

 

Indianapolis Star, 06/22/2015
Hoosier incomes rose thanks to Medicaid expansion

Tribune Star (Terre Haute, Ind.), 05/31/2015
Measuring the economy depends on perspective: Lower jobless rate in Indiana positive but demands understanding

WFYI Indianapolis, 05/29/2015
Some analysts say not all is well with Indiana's economy, despite low unemployment

Nuvo News (Indianapolis), 05/29/2015
All that glitters is not gold: Indiana's unemployment rate drops

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 05/28/2015
Keeping kids safe: State must invest in fight against deadly abuse, neglect

Indianapolis Star, 05/28/2015
Indiana's unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent

Indianapolis Star, 05/27/2015
Indiana in race to the bottom

USA Today, 4/15/2015
Lawmaker rethinking welfare drug-testing proposal

Indianapolis Star, 4/11/2015
Economic gaps growing among Hoosiers

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 4/9/2015
Family Friendly: Chid-care assistance can still pass Senate

Tribune Star, 3/26/15
Which interpretation of income data matches your reality?

 

The StatehouseFile.com, 3/17/2015
Low-income families could keep child care help longer under bill moving in Senate

 

WCLJ TV 42, 3/13/2015
Joy in Our Town, with guest Derek Thomas, senior policy analyst with IIWF

Indianapolis Business Journal, 2/28/15
THOMAS: Work sharing calms economic waves

JC Online (Lafayette Journal & Courier), 2/27/15
Howey: Telling a new, but familiar Hoosier story

KPCNews.com (Kendallville, Ind.), 2/26/15
Shifting sustainability on the Hoosier prairies

Public News Service, 2/26/2015
New tool paints a clearer picture of child poverty

The Indianapolis Star, 2/23/2015
Krull: Indiana's Middle Class is Evaporating

The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne), 2/20/2015
Family Friendly - House bill strengthens bridge to self-sufficiency

 

WFYI 90.1 FM (Indianapolis)
No Limits: 2015 Working Families Report

The Journal Courier (Lafayette, Ind.) 2/19/2015

Bill to expand SNAP eligibility dies in committee

 

TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin, Ind.), 2/17/2015
Bill to help low-income Hoosiers with child care moves to Senate


TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin, Ind.), 2/17/2015
No vote on bill to eliminate asset test for food help

Vincennes Sun-Commercial (Vincennes, Ind.), 2/17/2015
Facing homelessness in Southern Indiana: For many, just making ends meet is a full-time job

The Indiana Lawyer, 2/11/2015
Indiana bills to increase the minium wage go unheard

TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin, Ind.), 2/09/2015
Guest column: Work sharing deserves a legislative shot


TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin, Ind.), 2/09/2015
Lawmakers hear concerns about 'cliff' effect for child care program

Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Ind.), 2/06/2015
Poverty in Indiana continues to grow

Indianapolis Business Journal, 2/05/2015
Tax 'simplification' bill raises numerous questions

Howey Politics Indiana, 2/05/2015
Is Indiana's middle class dying?
Status of Working Families report paints grim picture, but GOP sees higher wages on horizon

Indianapolis Star, 2/03/2015
Will Indiana lawmakers create Office of Marriage Promotion?

WIBC, 93.1FM (Indianapolis), 1/26/15
Indiana coalition calling for minimum wage hike

WBBM News Radio 780 AM and 105.9FM (Chicago), 1/23/2015
Those pushing for a higher minimum wage in Indiana say they doubt it's going to happen anytime soon.

WFYI Indianapolis, 90.1FM, 1/23/15
Report: As Hoosier economy improves, wages remain flat

News & Tribune (Jeffersonville, Ind.), 1/16/15
Facing Homelessness: The waiting game

Fox 59, 1/16/2015
Indiana organization claims more Hoosiers than ever living in poverty

Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne), 1/15/2015
Hoosiers' plight belies Pence's rosy picture

Indianapolis Star, 1/15/2015
While Indiana gets richer, Hoosiers get poorer

 

2014

Fox59 10/20/2014

Indiana adopts stricter food stamp policy, could impact thousands

 

IndyStar.com 10/20/2014

Indiana reinstates time limits for some food stamp recipients

 

The Herald Bulletin 9/11/14

Work share program needed in Indiana

 

Journal Gazette 9/2/14

Wage gap persists locally

 

News and Tribune 8/28/14

Work sharing gains support as alternative to layoffs in Indiana

 

IBJ 8/27/14

Work share program debated by study committee

 

Lakeshore FM - Regionally Speaking with Steve Walsh 8/21/14

Income inequality is on the rise in Northwest Indiana post recession. We’ll break down the numbers.

 

MuncieVoice.com 8/18/2014

The Hoosier Poverty Problem Needs Real Solutions

 

Statehouse File 8/13/14

Inequality in Indy - A Rising Probem With Ready Solutions

 

Journal Gazette 8/12/14

Jobs back after recession; pay lags

 

NUVO 8/6/2014

Kids Counting On Us to Addess Inequality

 

The Republic 7/14/14

Indiana Legislature could take another look at work share program as alternative to layoffs

 

The Guardian U.S. 7/20/2014

The Benefits Cliff - When Minimum Wage Increases Backfire

 

NWI.com 7/13/14

Indiana loses out in Work Share dollars

 

IndyStar.com 6/18/14

A $15 Minimum Wage in Indy? Unlikely

 

IndyStar.com 6/18/14

Make All Work Pay A Living Wage

 

IndyStar.com 6/12/14

Marriage Not A Panacea to Poverty

 

NWI.com 6/08/14

The Price of Poverty

 

WFHB.com 3/05/14

Rising Inequality in Indiana

 

Journalgazette.net 3/02/14
Off-the-rails session can be redeemed

IBJ.com 3/01/14

A bipartisan solution for work force woes

 

IndyStar.com 2/25/14
Indiana may pass on federal dollars to start work share program

 

Inside Indiana Business 2/13/14
A Bipartisan Solution to Protect Hoosier Jobs

 

Salem Leader 2/13/14
More Indiana working mothers are low-income

 

Journalgazette.net 2/09/14
Pence’s flip endangers work-share

Courier Journal 1/30/14
Report: More than half of Kentuckians living paycheck to paycheck

USA Today 1/29/14
State Risks Losing Millions of Federal Work-Share Dollars

kpcNEWS.com 1/26/14
Focus On Efforts That Help Families Transition Off Welfare

Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Biz Voice Magazine January/February 2014
'Middle-Skill Jobs' Shortage: Education Is The Answer

 

2013

Joy in Our Town 12/20/13
Interview with Program Manager Jessica Fraser on the Institute's Cliff Effect Research

IndyStar.com 12/5/13
69,000 Hoosiers could lose jobless benefits

Journalgazette.net 12/3/13
Work-sharing program would ease Indiana’s unemployment woes

IBJ.com 11/1/13
Adults critical to closing skills gap

LakeshorePublicMedia.org 10/16/13
Mysterious jump in rate of families with young children living in poverty in Northwest Indiana.

Inside Indiana Business, 10/8/2013

Study Touts Reverse Credit Tansfer Program

 

IndianapolisRecorder.com 9/25/13
Need growing for workers in ‘middle skills’ jobs

 

FWBusiness.com 9/24/13
Report finds growing 'middle-skills' gap

WFHB.org 9/24/13
Middle-skill level job openings set to increase exponentially in next ten years

JournalGazette.net 9/24/13
Middle-level skills lacking: State looks to boost above-entry-level workforce

Wane.com 9/23/13
Need for middle skill workers touted

FortWayneHomepage.net
Thousands of Available Local Jobs Middle Skill Jobs, No Applicants

IndianasNewsCenter.com 9/23/13
High Demand Jobs, No College Degree Needed

InsideINdianaBusiness.com 9/23/13
Gap Growing in 'Middle-Skill' Jobs

Businessweek.com 9/23/13
Indiana coalition pushes adult job skills training

IndyStar.com 9/18/13
Latest income figures show Hoosiers continue to fall short

HeraldBulletin.com 7/24/13
Hoosiers need help, use the surplus

MadisonCourier.com 7/18/13
Job training will improve poverty rates

WabashValley.com 7/17/13
Report: more low-income Hoosiers; advocate blames low-paying jobs

Wane.com 7/15/13
Poverty Growing More Quickly in Indiana

JournalGazette.net 7/15/13
Surplus celebrated as poverty grows

Kokomo Tribune 7/15/213
Report: Indiana families worse off than thought

WISH 7/15/13
Poverty growing more quickly in Indiana

Eagle Country 7/13/13
More than one million Hoosiers are now affected by poverty

Indiana Talk 7/13/13
Hour 1 of the Gary Snyder Show features Derek Thomas of the Indiana Institute for Working Families

Herald Bulletin 7/13/13
Local agencies help families cope amid financial hardship

WTHR.com 7/12/13
Hoosiers feeling pinch despite state surplus

NWI Politics 7/8/13
Indiana working families not advancing on path to prosperity

WIBC 7/8/13
Report Cites Rising Poverty In Indiana

WFHB 7/8/13
Indiana's High Number of Low-Income Residents

The Star Press 7/7/13
Cliff effect' preventing climb out of poverty

IndyStar.com 6/16/2013
Child hunger in Indy: 80,000 struggle to find enough to eat

IndyStar.com 6/11/2013
Dan Carpenter: Denying coverage isn't 'cure' for Obamacare

WFHB 5/14/13
CEOs Rank Indiana As 5th Best State To Do Business

IndyStar.com 4/21/13
Dan Carpenter: Indiana suffers from bad tax system, bad tax cuts

Lakeshorepublicmedia.org 3/6/2013
Should Minimum Wage be Raised?

CourierPress.com 3/5/2013
Indiana House budget slashes funding for program that helps the working poor

IndyStar.com 3/1/2013
Dan Carpenter: Proven program to lift the low-income could be cut in half

Indiana Public Media 2/4/2013
Study: Indiana Taxes Disadvantage Low-Income Groups

IBJ 1/19/2013
Advocacy group waging war against welfare 'cliff effect

WISHTV.com 1/11/2013
Staying home with flu costly for some

 

2012

Reuters.com 12/20/2012
The Unequal State of America

IndyStar.com 12/4/2012
Erika D. Smith: Embrace all families to help reduce poverty

WIBC 12/4/2012
Coalition Looks to Help "Middle Skilled" Workers Find Jobs

WTIU 12/4/2012
Coalition Pushes For More ‘Middle-skill’ Worker Training

RTVChannel 6 11/25/2012
Political Leaders to Return From Holiday Focused on Fiscal Cliff

CarrierJournal.com 11/25/2012
Advocates look at how poor are pushed over Indiana's benefits cliff

IndyStar.com 11/15/2012
My View: Indiana policies hurt middle-class growth

CourierPress.com 11/15/2012
Study finds Indiana's poor are getting poorer

WBEZ 10/26/2012
Front and Center profile story on Cliff Effect


WBEZ 10/26/2012
Afternoon Shift live chat
10/26/2012

The Statehouse File 10/15/2012
Guest column: A missed opportunity to save Hoosier jobs

Indiana Daily Student 9/28/2012
Ind. poverty increasing

9/24/2012
WFHB Firehouse Broadcasting (the segment starts at 6:17)

Indy Star 7/16/2012
Derek Thomas and Angelique Gayle: State shouldn’t miss out on health coverage

The Nation 5/18/2012
This Week in Poverty: A Little Help for the Long-Term Unemployed?

Inside INdiana Business 5/10/2012
Working Families Report Shows Bleak Economic Picture

WFHB Firehouse Broadcasting 5/2/2012

Chesterton Tribune 5/2/2012
Report: Indiana poverty up; wages down

FOX 59 4/4/2012
Summer job forecast for teens: Not so hot

Indy Star 1/19/2012
Democrats push new work-share program as alternative to rig work

 

2011

TribStar.com 12/31/2011
Work-share program to avoid layoffs gaining support

Indiana Economic Digest 12/13/2011
Work-share program to avoid layoffs gaining support in Indiana Legislature

The Indianapolis Star 10/14/2011
IIWF receives grant to report on 'cliff effect'

Washinton Examiner 9/13/2011
Nearly 1 in 6 Hoosiers impoverished last year

WISH TV 9/13/2011
Nearly 1 in 6 Hoosiers impoverished last year

IBJ 9/13/2011
Census: Nearly 1 in 6 Hoosiers impoverished last year

NW Times 9/13/2011
Census data shows nearly 1 in 6 Hoosiers impoverished last year

Houston Chronicle 9/13/2011
Nearly 1 in 6 Hoosiers impoverished last year

The Indianapolis Star 9/14/2011
Poverty hitting harder in Indiana

NewYorkTimes.com 6/23/2011
The Indiana Exception? Yes, but...

WIBC 3/1/2011
Group Calls for Greater Investment in Education, Job Training

 

2010

CourierPress.com 10/07/2010
Report: Jobs projected for Indiana in 'middleskills'

Inside Indiana Business 10/07/2010
Study: Indiana Faces Work Force Void

The Associated Press 10/07/2010
Report: Jobs projected for Indiana in 'middle-skills'

Journal Gazette 9/22/2010
No Relief in Sight

Evansville Courier & Press 9/29/2010
Vanderburgh County bucks economic trends | POLL
Poverty, job numbers compare favorably

TribStar 3/13/2010
Hoosiers with more education weathered recession better

The Associated Press 2/3/2010
Study: 650K Ind. residents received emergency food

Chicago Tribune 2/3/2010
Study: 650K Ind. residents received emergency food

USA Today 2/1/2010
Ind. group calls attention to earned income credit

IndyStar.com 1/13/2010
They pay now, all pay later

SouthbendTribune.com 1/31/2010
Indiana group calls attention to earned income credit

The Journal Gazette 1/31/2010
Indiana group calls attention to earned income credit

WIBC 1/31/2010
Earned Income Tax Credit

The Herald Bulletin 1/31/2010
Indiana group calls attention to earned income credit

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