The Purdue Ag Economy Barometer continues to show optimism recovering in the agriculture industry after a record drop this spring in response to COVID-19. However, farmers are less optimistic on the trade front than earlier this year.
Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in September, down 0.2 percent from its August rate. Despite the encouraging sign, the labor force – defined as the number of people working, or looking for work – shrunk significantly.
Gov. Eric Holcomb defended his job performance Tuesday in the first of two gubernatorial debates this year. His challengers, Democrat Dr. Woody Myers and Libertarian Donald Rainwater, assailed Holcomb’s record – but from sharply different angles.
The state is looking into ways to help finance the cost of coal plants that retire early. While the rapid transition to renewable energy may save utility customers money in the long run, it can lead to higher energy bills in the short term.
An average student in Indiana may have lost the equivalent of more than one year of learning during the pandemic’s first months when school buildings closed, according to one of the first studies projecting the coronavirus' impact on student academics.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis's subsidiary Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) broke ground Monday on a new production facility in Indianapolis. The company plans for construction to be complete in 2023.
The Indiana Democratic Party teamed up with doctors to share stories about the impact the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, has had on Hoosiers. The partnership aims to rally support for the ACA, as it heads to the Supreme Court shortly after the election.