Saturday, January 20, 2018
State / National Business

State / National Business

Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave...

Steel Dynamics sets eyes on $75M expansion at Columbia City plant

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Steel Dynamics Inc. will invest more than $75 million to expand production capabilities its Columbia City mill, creating as many as 33...

State-funded welder class provides labor to RV supplier, fills need for skilled workers

By TED BOOKER South Bend Tribune GOSHEN — A state-funded welder training program is starting to bear fruit for Lippert Components and Elkhart County’s growing recreational vehicle...

Who should talk to each other — cars or people?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths,...

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup speculation

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance...

Connie Lawson on Russian hacks and ‘rigged’ elections

There were two burning questions for Republican Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson: Did Russian government entities or hackers compromise the state’s election system?...

Rodgers joins Stutzman consulting firm

Three men who served on the staff of former U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., have joined Stutzman and his wife Christy to form a...

U.S. economy grew at 1.1% pace during 2Q

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced...

Regional Opportunities Council supports the expansion of state-funded pre-K education

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – At its final meeting of the year, the Regional Opportunities Council (ROC), the investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional...

DCS appoints new regional manager

The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Jamie Pippin as manager of Region 4, which includes Wells County and eight other counties in...