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More funds needed to help elderly, committee told

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Karen Richards is almost 65-years-old and she often sees people her age taken advantage of by both family members and strangers. “I feel passionate about this because we need to protect these people, and more serious problems will occur if a change isn’t made,” she told the Interim Study […]

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Manufacturers push lawmakers to address coming workforce shortage

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Over the next five to 10 years the state’s manufacturing companies are expected to lose between a quarter and half of their workforce, which is why the Indiana Manufacturers Association wants lawmakers to take action now. Brian Burton, president and CEO of the IMA, joined with representatives of manufacturing […]

Commentary: We need an office of American dignity

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Commentary: We need an office of American dignity

By Janet Williams TheStatehouseFile.com  There is a powerful scene in episode seven of “The Crown,” the Netflix series about the early years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, where the young monarch confronts that aging lion of Great Britain, Winston Churchill. Churchill had had a debilitating stroke in the summer of 1953 and with […]

Commentary: Presidential tax relief and reform: vital for economic growth, American jobs

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Commentary: Presidential tax relief and reform: vital for economic growth, American jobs

By Jeff Cardwell Special to TheStatehouseFile.com Thirty-one years after President Ronald Reagan signed into law an historic and comprehensive tax reform package – groundbreaking legislation credited with revitalizing our nation’s economy and empowering American businesses to compete globally with unprecedented strength – President Donald Trump is poised to affirm his leadership as the nation’s Chief […]