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Governor Eric Holcomb and Commissioner Frederick Payne are In Contempt of Judge Hanley’s Order

Indiana Governor and Workforce Development Commissioner Violates Temporary Injunction In my last article, I referenced Thomas Jefferson’s famous letter to Edward Carrington; he warns his fellow Virginia native that if the people aren’t enlightened by the papers (a free press), the government will turn into wolves like those in Europe. Well, it’s too late for […]

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Business Government

Why Has Governor Eric Holcomb Been a Failure for the Working Class

Indiana Governor Stopped Unemployment Benefits Prematurely As I wrote about here and here, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb joined his Republican counterparts in the other Red States by canceling unemployment insurance (UI) benefits afforded to workers who were displaced due to COVID-19. Thankfully, on Friday, “A Marion County judge ordered that Indiana must continue the federal government’s unemployment […]

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Government

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Tells Unemployed Workers, “Back to Work!”

When 24 Republican Governors Chose to Play Politics Over Serving Workers, Eric Holcomb Jumped On Board It’s really not surprising that Republican Governor Eric Holcomb decided to abandon workers when his cohorts were doing the same across the country. It makes great political points with his rabid base in the State of Indiana — Trump […]

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Business Government

Governor Eric Holcomb Cancels Federal Aid Forcing Workers Into Poverty-Paying Jobs

Republican Governor Denies Workers Their Right to Federal Pandemic Aid to Bail Out Poverty Exploiters Indiana has now joined the other Koch-network-owned Red states by telling workers their federal unemployment offered through the American Rescue Plan is canceled. Of course, Fox News and both oligarch-owned political parties applaud within the state. The Democratic Party in […]

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City County Government Wellness

Indiana Workers Just Got Sucker Punched by GOP

Hoosiers’ Income Lagging for Decades Muncie, Indiana Blog – As a journalist and progressive, it’s difficult to share these type of facts with workers residing in Muncie, Delaware County, and Indiana. Although each week and month we pay bills, we instinctively know that our incomes aren’t keeping up. We hear the Pope and national leaders […]