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Indiana Infant Mortality- another smokescreen

For over a decade Indiana’s Infant mortality rate  remains in  the top seven  highest in the nation.  At 7.5 deaths for every 1,000,  Indiana’s rate  is well above the US  rate of 5.9.  For years our state studied the data and  recognized the  healthcare disparity  between  minority populations.  We know  the  chief causes and what we

Gary Finance Meeting Updates

Team Gary live streamed the finance meeting specifically addressing the lease/buyback. Very informative and detailed. Here is the presentation from the meeting. Thank you Mayor Freeman- Wilson and Council woman Rebecca Wyatt for remaining engaged and visible. All too often after elections many disappear.

Did Indiana General Assembly compromise the investigation and those who accused AG Curtis Hill

(Originally posted July 2018) When the allegation of unwanted touching, inappropriate behavior on the part of the Attorney General surfaced, the collective reaction was unrelenting.   And understandable. Anyone  who comes forth to report harassment in the workplace takes a huge risk. Once allegations become public, guilt or innocence can be instantaneous. Reflex judgment is subjective.

By it’s own definition – the Catholic Church is lacking credibility UPDATE

  Dioceses are posting lists of  abusive priests   along with variations of  ” any priest with a credible allegation has been removed from public ministry. ”   This is to show transparency  and perhaps bring healing.    But credible allegation   is code, scattered in  all official reports from the Church.  It implies  an investigation and consideration

Behind the Times in NWI- Stop the press

Let’s cut to the Chase here in Northwest Indiana- we have issues.  Mainly  a particular  free press which posts innuendos  instead of information.  At a time when property, schools,  and accounts  are shifted about daily  there doesn’t seem to be enough space to cover it all. We value those journalists  who craft articles and series