John Krull: Tale of the club of three

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Long, long ago, on a spring Sunday night my father told my sister and me that we were going to visit the hospital in the Ohio town where we lived then.

Tom Heller: Filling a tax piggy bank

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Michael Leppert, a columnist and lecturer at Indiana University, recently shed light on the $5 billion in taxes already paid and collected that the state of Indiana has amassed in a budget reserve fund. That is money now bubbling over 12.5 percent of general-fund spending levels and triggering an automatic refund to state taxpayers. Leppert argues that the state should not be in the business of stuffing a piggy bank with our taxes.

ANOTHER VIEWPOINT: New federal vision for traffic safety redirects focus

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has set a new goal: zero traffic deaths.

Michael Hicks: Chick-fil-A offers a tasty window into innovation

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The pandemic continues to offer insights into a variety of economic phenomena.

Rep. Bob Cherry: Tax cuts mean refunds for Hoosiers

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Thanks to years of fiscal responsibility, Indiana’s tax climate is one of the best in the country. To build on this, I’ve joined my House Republican colleagues in supporting a $1.3 billion tax-cut package to return money to working Hoosiers and businesses.

Brian Howey: It’s too early to declare Biden toast

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At about the 1:45 mark of President Biden’s recent marathon press, the pool camera panned from a questioner to the president, and in the sweep were Biden staffers in an adjacent hallway. In this fleeting image, more than one of them was fixated on their wristwatches. Later, Biden would do the same himself.

Trudy Lieberman: The end of surprise medical bills

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The passage of the “no surprises” legislation in Congress and its implementation Jan. 1 has been a cause for celebration. Consumer protection legislation is hard to pass these days for a lot of reasons, including heavy opposition from the business community and indifference from the politicians. But sustained media coverage and public outrage over the growing number of patients who were getting unexpected large medical bills pushed the law over the finish line.

ANOTHER VIEWPOINT: Book-banning: A slippery slope

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