Guest Writer Local Economy
Can data and statisics help politicians make wiser decisions?
Talking real GDP per capita for Indiana.
Hank Hoosier explains his low income.
Talking difference in dogs and humans.
Flora Fetid, our friendly former neighbor, was visiting, sitting eight feet away, as currently fashionable. “Fred and I,” she said, “are going to rent out our house when we go to Morocco. We’ll be gone about a year and it makes sense.”
What drives our economy, boosts Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and should be hailed as the “backbone” of our prosperity?
Recently, we examined the median incomes of all households in the nation and Indiana, with a special focus on Black households. Now, let’s look more broadly within our state.
In Indiana, auto and truck dealers, parts suppliers, and gasoline stations are more than twice as common as places to buy food.
On June 29th the IURC rejected a request made by a gaggle of Indiana electric utilities to charge customers for power not used because of the virus sequestration.
Citizens are the final line of defense against misdeeds by business and government. Often these social soldiers are derided as cranks obsessed with unwarranted concerns of environmental, health, and safety matters.