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Press Releases

2014

12/16/2014
Institute Releases 2015 Public Policy Agenda

 

6/18/2014
Free Training Offered for Case Managers Working with Low‐Income Families

2/11/2014
New Report: More Indiana Working Mothers Are Low-Income

 

01/28/2014
‘Restore Economic Mobility for Hoosier Families’ at the Indiana Statehouse

01/07/2014
Exclusive Screening of American Winter to Kick Off Efforts to Restore Economic Mobility for Hoosier Families

2013

10/08/2013
New Report Finds Way to Boost Community College Degree Completion 'Reverse Credit Transfer' would help those who transfer but drop out get a degree

9/19/2013
NO PROGRESS: Slight Drop in Poverty Offset by Increase in Number of Low-Income Hoosiers

8/22/2013
Investing in Education Will Build a Stronger Indiana Economy

8/01/2013
IIFW receives $15,000 grant from the Indianapolis foundation to support the Insitutes efforts to conduct an education, advocacy and consensus-building campaign

7/8/2013
STATUS OF WORKING FAMILIES IN INDIANA, 2012 REPORT: MEASURING INDIANA’S ECONOMY BY THE ECONOMIC HEALTH OF WORKING FAMILIES

1/30/2013
New Study: Indiana’s Tax System Makes “Terrible Ten” List

2012


12/3/2012
Indiana poised to reap benefits from ‘Credentials of Opportunity’

10/30/2012
Groundbreaking Report on Poverty Demonstrates how Hoosier Families are Suffering from “The Cliff Effect”

9/20/2012
Over 1,000,000 Hoosiers Now Live in Poverty

9/12/2012
Poverty Remains Flat, But Income Inequality Increases

8/14/2012
Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage
More Jobs, Higher Wages & Increased GDP in Indiana

6/20/2012 url
New Analysis Finds GOP Approach to Bush Tax Cuts would Give Richest One Percent of Hoosiers $31,180 More Per Year and Give Poorest 20 Percent $140 Less on Average than Obama’s Approach

4/26/2012 url
ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN INDIANA SLOWED BY WEAKENED LABOR FORCE, LOW WAGES, AND INCREASING POVERTY

4/2/2012 url
Strategic Merger Helps Indiana Advance the War on Poverty

1/27/2012
Earned Income Tax Credit Good for Families, Communities, and the Economy

2011

12/13/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Releases Report on Work Sharing

11/22/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Program Goal and Logo

11/1/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces Funding from the Duke Energy Foundation

10/13/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

10/6/2011 - url
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

9/22/2011 - url
Indiana Sees Increase in Child Poverty and Those Who are Severely Poor

9/13/2011 - url
Indiana Experiences One of the Highest Poverty Rate Increases in the Country in 2010

8/17/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families releases the Second Generation of its Self-Sufficiency Calculator

8/2/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Grant from The
Joyce Foundation

4/25/2011
INDIANA STATE SENATORS RECOGNIZE IMPORTANCE OF MIDDLE-SKILLS JOBS

3/11/2011
Indiana Institute for Working Families Receives Working Poor Families Project Grant Award

2/28/2011
NEW STATUS OF WORKING FAMILIES REPORT HIGHLIGHTS WHAT A DECADE OF ECONOMIC DECLINE MEANS TO HOOSIER FAMILIES

2010

11/22/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families Announces New Grant from Lumina Foundation for Education

11/16/2010 - See Report Below.
News from EPI: Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage continues to decline sharply


EMPLOYER-SPONSORED HEALTH INSURANCE EROSION ACCELERATES IN THE RECESSION - Public Safety Net Catches Kids but Fails to
Adequately Insure Adults

10/7/2010
New Report: Largest Portion of Job Openings Projected for Indiana by 2016 in "Middle-Skill" Sector

9/28/2010
Indiana Sees Steep Rise in Poverty and Income Loss

9/21/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families Launches a New Version of the
Indiana Self-Sufficiency Standard Calculator

9/16/2010
New Census Data Highlights the Recession's Toll on Indiana and US

6/15/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Affiliate

6/14/2010
Senate Expected to Take Up the Extenders Bill This Week

6/8/2010
Indiana Institute for Working Families announces Funding from Duke Energy Foundation

6/4/2010
Indiana’s Economic Recovery Depends on Extensions When Congress Reconvenes Next Week

3/8/2010
New Report Finds More Indiana Families Earning Less and Living in Poverty

2/5/2010
Congressional Action Needed to Prevent 160,000 Jobless Hoosier Workers From Losing Unemployment Benefits By June

Indiana Facts around the Extension of Unemployment Benefits - PDF

2/2/2010
INDIANA PROPERTY TAX CAPS: SHOULD THEY BE IN THE CONSTITUTION?

1/28/2010
TAX CREDITS FOR WORKING FAMILIES: 493,000 Hoosiers Claimed EITC in 2008