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Threats Of ICE Raids Impact Indiana Businesses

Jul 8, 2019

President Donald Trump has renewed his threat that raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, officers could start following the Fourth of July. Those threats have impacted Indiana businesses.

Rule To Include Drugs Prices In Ads Challenged

Jun 19, 2019

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly is challenging a new federal rule that would require drug companies to include prices in TV ads.

Reducing high drug prices is one of President Donald Trump’s priorities, and the move for more transparency through advertising was announced last year. 

The U.S.-China trade war continues with President Donald Trump threatening to place 25 percent tariffs on more Chinese imports. However, businesses and economist warn consumers will be the ones paying.

U.S. Vice President and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence warned graduates at Taylor University’s commencement Saturday morning they should be “prepared to stand up” in the face of “opposition” to their religious beliefs.

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Retailers say that they can’t absorb the extra costs from the Trump administration’s increased tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese imports. Now consumers can expect to see price increases when shopping.

President Donald Trump boosted tariffs Friday on Chinese imports from 10 to 25 percent. As trade talks continue, U.S. businesses warn the increase will hurt them and consumers.

President Donald Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Indianapolis Friday. He touted what he calls his accomplishments protecting Second Amendment rights.

Everytown For Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action announced a $100,000 advertising campaign against the National Rifle Association during its annual convention in Indianapolis.

The Trump administration wants to nix part of an energy efficiency standard on specialty light bulbs. The Natural Resources Defense Council says the move could cost Indiana households $93 in savings a year. 

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President Donald Trump’s proposed 15 percent cut in funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture could have a big impact on Hoosier farmers. 

The budget reduction would likely result in cuts to the federal crop insurance program. It’s part of a broader plan to reduce government spending. 

Farmers have increased their debt in recent years to compensate for lower commodity prices, leading many lenders to require farmers to carry crop insurance.  

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