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2015 Best of Business Voting

Click here to vote for the Best of Northwest Indiana Business or the Best of Greater South Bend/Michiana.…

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Gary/Chicago International Runway Extension on Track

Despite frigid winter temperatures, contractors working on the rail relocation and runway expansion project at the Gary/Chicago International Airport are 90% done removing the old railroad tracks and earthen berm that have blocked the runway expansion for more than a decade.

“With completion of the runway and relocation of the railroad tracks, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is poised to contribute significantly to the regional economy,” …

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An Insight Into Law Firms

The key to success in the legal sector is striking the right balance between keeping existing clients happy and winning new business. This is, of course, easier said than done. A report by InsightBee collated information from over 100 senior executives in mid-to-large UK law firms. It found that the main barriers to this successful balance were time, accuracy, cost and difficulties sourcing the required …

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Burns Harbor RDC to Interview Three Firms

BURNS HARBOR – The Town of Burns Harbor Redevelopment Commission (RDC) continues to make progress towards establishing a long-term plan of action for a sustainable economic environment and town identity.

At its monthly meeting held Tuesday evening, the RDC announced the following firms as top contenders to facilitate development of the town starting this year:

* Crowe Horwath LLP with Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ) …

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Governor’s Recommended Budget Prioritizes Education

INDIANAPOLIS – Chris Atkins, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, today presented Governor Pence’s recommended budget for Fiscal Years (FY) 2016 and 2017 before the State Budget Committee.

The Governor’s budget is honestly balanced, holds the line on spending, maintains reserves, funds the administration’s priorities, and incurs no new debt. It’s two-year average increase in spending, 1.34 percent, is well below inflation, which …

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NIPSCO Warns Customers of Bill Payment Scams

MERRILLVILLE – NIPSCO is alerting customers of an increase in bill payment scams.

Most commonly, impersonators claiming to be NIPSCO employees are calling to inform customers of a delinquent bill and requesting that immediate payment be made to avoid being shut off.

If customers are unsure about the legitimacy of any e-mail, phone call, program or offer claiming to be affiliated with NIPSCO, please call …

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Governor Pence Offers Vision for Making the Grade in Indiana

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence penned the following op-ed regarding Making the Grade, his vision for education in Indiana.

Indiana is on a roll. Unemployment in our state has declined from more than 8 percent when I was elected Governor to 5.7 percent today. Since 2009, the drop in our unemployment rate is the fourth largest in the nation. We have added more than …

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Preschool Critical for Early Childhood Development

One of the most important steps Indiana can take to improve education and eliminate the achievement gap for low-income and disadvantaged children is to expand publicly-funded preschool opportunities.

Please contact your state legislators today to urge them to move forward this year to fund a statewide preschool program.

Every year, thousands of disadvantaged children arrive in kindergarten classrooms woefully unprepared to learn. Schools struggle …

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National Association of Women Business Owners Joins Vision 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is proud to announce they have joined Vision 2020 as a National Ally. Vision 2020 is a coalition of individuals and organizations united in the commitment to achieve economic, political and social equality for women and girls by the year 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted …

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2014 Indiana Manufacturing Survey

INDIANAPOLIS – Katz, Sapper & Miller released its annual survey of Indiana manufacturers today, authored by faculty from the IU Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis. Indiana is the most manufacturing-dependent state in the nation, and the industry continues a strong rebound from the Great Recession; however, the survey warns that growth could be derailed by regulatory costs and workforce weaknesses.

“Manufacturing is Indiana’s economic …

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