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What country needs now is tax reform to revive economy

October 21, 2011

Twenty-five years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan defied the political odds and signed into law sweeping legislation that simplified and reformed the U.S. Tax Code. Recognizing that he needed bipartisan support, Reagan worked with both a Democratic-led House and a Republican-led Senate to make tax reform a reality. The bipartisan bill resulted in...
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Jobs’ Legacy for the Creative Class

October 9, 2011

10/10/11 Never in history has the death of a CEO made such an impact in American lives. While the top broadcasting channels interrupted the evening’s regular scheduled programs, 90 seconds after Twitter friends broadcasted the passing Steve Jobs, I was driven to share a tribute to a man who lead the way for creatives like me giving...
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MAKING WAVES Donors think of Kanzius Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 6, 2011
MAKING WAVES Donors think of Kanzius Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The concept of electing to undergo a double mastectomy, when diagnosed with what is essentially “stage zero” cancer, is one that is foreign to most women. However, as comedian Wanda Sykes revealed recently on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” it is a reflection of the frightening nature of cancer, and all of the associated and...
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PHS Soccer Game Sadness

September 26, 2011

09/27/11 My husband and I were at the soccer game Thursday night where the mayor had a proclamation and Ounce of Prevention handed over a $4,500 check to Evan Glaub, Kim Nelson and Kathy Record for the Nancy Jaynes Scholarship Fund. It was a Pink, Breast Cancer Awareness Nigh and Tribute to Nancy Jaynes....
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The Man Who Refused to Fall Victim to Cancer

September 19, 2011

09/20/11 Every day, more than 4,000 Americans are diagnosed with cancer. In 2002, a Pennsylvanian named John Kanzius was one of those Americans when he was diagnosed and heard those devastating words, “You have cancer.” That day, John refused to fall victim to this disease. While undergoing treatment, John witnessed children experiencing the awful...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

August 27, 2011
STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

08/28/11 INDIANAPOLIS – Across Indiana, a new school year has begun. Here is what we have learned so far: In Franklin Township in Marion County, families must pay close to $50 a month to bus a child to school. Many parents are choosing to drive their kids to school themselves. In the New Albany-Floyd...
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More Seating at Blueberry

August 25, 2011

I recently picked up the schedule for 2011. We try to attend the headliner performance each year. It is always the same, not enough seating. I wonder why minimal bleachers are so close to the stage and why the performers are not given the respect of a more adequate location. We have fields and...
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Union Township Wind Turbines

August 24, 2011

08/24/11 Without taxpayer subsides Wind Turbines would not be economical when wind power is 4 times the cost of US coal and 6 times the cost of US natural gas, not to mention potential safety hazards to humans and animal, etc. 45 story towers will ruin our landscape, potentially reduce property values, and limit...
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August 12, 2011 STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

August 16, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – As a new school year begins across Indiana, let us spend a moment to remember something our governor said about education back in April. As the 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly was coming to a close, the governor recommended that the new state budget “be augmented by the addition of...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

July 31, 2011

08/01/11 INDIANAPOLIS – “Right to work?” What could be wrong with that? Plenty. “Right to work” is like so many terms that sound innocent, but are filled with danger. In this case, the danger is aimed directly at working men and women across Indiana. “Right to work” is an effort by corporate interests to...
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