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Changes to Indiana’s solar policy misguided

By Sanya Carley and David Konisky Indiana Senate Bill 309, introduced by Sen. Brandt Herschman, proposes to fundamentally change Indiana’s solar energy policy. The proposed...
Racing was a ‘blast’

Scott Taskey of Columbus is maybe more well-known for his realty success than his racing endeavors that took place some 40 years ago, but...
Lake of the Ozarks a great winter getaway

Lake of the Ozarks, located in central Missouri, is a four seasons fishing destination. There truly isn’t a time of year when you can’t...
Closer look doesn’t cast Pence, DeVos in pleasant light

INDIANAPOLIS — Billionaire Betsy DeVos, the new U.S. secretary of education, just gave Vice President Mike Pence his Gloria Swanson/“Sunset Boulevard” moment: “America, I’m ready...
Bad ideas have real costs

One of the supreme achievements of microeconomics as a discipline lies in its reliance on actual data. The insights available from facts allow us...
Distribution key to state education funding

Indiana education spending is at an all-time high, yet the percentage of money going to classroom instruction is dropping. Lawmakers have criticized the trend...
Representative has telling decision ahead

It is sad to see what today’s political power does to good people. And it is heartbreaking when it happens to someone as nice...
Good roads and bridges benefit all of us, so we all should pay

Drive more than five minutes on Indiana’s roads and bridges you’ll know that Indiana needs to invest serious dollars in repairs and maintenance. You’ll rumble...
Breakfast is served

The Community Foundation of Jackson County and Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will serve up an economic forecast along with a full meal deal...
Law of the land: Federal regulations reign supreme

By Geoffrey G. Slaughter Under our Constitution, federal law is “the supreme law of the land.” State laws at odds with federal law are invalid. Although...

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