Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana healthcare costs must come down. According to the RAND 4.0 study conducted last year, Indiana has the seventh highest hospital costs in the nation. There is no reason our healthcare prices should be higher than all our neighboring states of Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan. Hoosier patients, and the employers paying for their medical care are bearing the brunt of these costs due to practices that are unfair and irresponsible. Thankfully, Indiana legislators have shown some courage in recent years to try and inject competition and transparency back into the healthcare marketplace to lower costs across the state.
In my kitchen are figs from Turkey, coffee and bananas from Columbia, grapes from Chile, apples from Washington state, and Greek yogurt from Canada.
Anderson Herald Bulletin
Coming off of I-70 after a lengthy drive from IU-Bloomington, I am faced with the tawny color of a town called Greenfield. This is my hometown that I delightedly point to when meeting new colleagues throughout my higher education, yet I feel deceptive when describing the town that I hold dear. The lack of green space in Hancock County is negatively impacting local carbon emissions and holding back our communities socially and medically. Altering our urban environments to include green areas which will ultimately improve life expectancy, lower our carbon footprint and increase the overall happiness of Greenfield residents.
Ninety years ago we fixed what many Americans had come to believe was a mistake when we ratified the 21st Amendment to repeal the 18th Amendment.
For several decades, Hoosiers have heard state candidates vow to raise per capita personal income (PCPI).
Joe Manchin is hard to figure out. He likes to see himself as a moderate who thinks independently of party and ideology. Many desperately want to believe that.