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Commentary: A doctor shortage and changes in health care from a physicians point of view

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Commentary: A doctor shortage and changes in health care from a physicians point of view

By Paula Gustafson, M.D. The StatehouseFile.com What is happening in health care?! Potential doctor shortage, changes in billing practices, federal and state insurance exchanges, accountable care organizations.… There is no question that health-care delivery in the United States is and will be changing over the next decade, with several short-term changes to take place soon. […]

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Guest column: Great journalists remind us why journalism still matters

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Guest column: Great journalists remind us why journalism still matters

By Andrea Neal Indiana Policy Review A recent survey ranked newspaper reporter as the worst career of 2013, just below meter reader and lumberjack, but you wouldn’t guess it from the stories told by journalists who gathered in Bloomington to see six of their own inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Journalism “still […]

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Guest column: The income tax centennial

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Guest column: The income tax centennial

By Eric Schansberg Indiana Policy Review Foundation This year, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 16th Amendment’s income tax, passed in the last days of the Taft Administration in February 1913. It was the first change in the Constitution since 1870, giving Congress “the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever […]

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Guest column: IHSAA’s Bobby Cox on the conundrum of recognition

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Guest column: IHSAA’s Bobby Cox on the conundrum of recognition

By Bobby Cox IHSAA Commissioner Recently an article was published on the topic of the Arthur L. Trester Award for Mental Attitude which is annually presented by the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Inc. and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.  While I appreciate the added media attention fostered upon this prestigious award, there exists several omissions […]

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Bosma guest column: Stability is key for Indiana’s future

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Bosma guest column: Stability is key for Indiana’s future

By Brian Bosma Guest column Hoosiers have the unique luxury of being the fiscal envy of the nation due to the sound fiscal policies of the last eight years. Rather than discussing which taxes to increase as they are in Kansas and other states, policymakers are having a dialog on which tax to cut. While […]

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Guest column: Recommit to families and faith to prevent violence

By Sen. Mike Delph Special to The Statehouse File This week, The Indianapolis Star published an article regarding the recent gun violence in Connecticut and its impact on Indiana. I would like to further elaborate my beliefs concerning this issue as my complete statement was not included in the article. As the father of five […]

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Guest column: Why Syria should matter to you

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Guest column: Why Syria should matter to you

By Nora Basha Special to The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — I know what you’re thinking: Syria is thousands of miles away.  Why should the United States concern itself with an internal sectarian conflict?  The fact is that Syria is a lynch-pin in Middle East geo-politics – much more so than Tunisia or Libya.  The Syrian people’s […]

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Commentary: Don’t think your vote counts? Think again

By Connie Lawson Indiana Secretary of State INDIANAPOLIS – A successful American government flows from an informed electorate. We are nearing the end of another historic campaign season. Historic not for any one single event, but historic because every vote we cast connects us to our past. Each time I step into the poll, I […]

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Guest column: A missed opportunity to save Hoosier jobs

By Derek Thomas Indiana Institute for Working Families Just a week ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that the U.S. unemployment rate had fallen to 7.8 percent—the lowest level since February 2009. The report was laden with renewed optimism, including positive news with regards to labor force participation, increases in the number […]

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