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Indiana has 35th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Indiana finished in a tie for 35th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Indiana not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Fort Wayne ranks 86th highest fittest U.S. city, study finds

Fort Wayne finished 86th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Indiana ranks 37th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Indiana finished 37th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

2 Sears stores to close in Indiana

Transform Holdco LLC will close 26 Sears or Kmart stores nationwide, including two Sears stores to close in Indiana as the company seeks to return to profitability.

Indiana ranks 30th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Indiana finished in a tie for 30th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Indiana ranks 10th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Indiana finished in a tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Indianapolis ranks the most dangerous of Indiana cities, study finds

Indianapolis was ranked the most dangerous city in Indiana in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Indiana ranks 5th best for police officers, study finds

Indiana was ranked fifth in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

St. John ranks the richest of Indiana towns, study finds

St. John was ranked the richest town in Indiana in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Congressman Peter Visclosky quiet on USMCA

Rep. Peter Visclosky (D-Ind.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Indiana ranks 13th lowest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Indiana finished 38th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Indiana ranks 36th highest for state tax collections per capita

Indiana finished 36th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Knox ranks the poorest of Indiana towns, study finds

Knox was ranked the poorest town in Indiana in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Indiana is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Indiana, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: Indiana University-Bloomington ranks 33rd best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Indiana University-Bloomington finished in a tie for 33rd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: Indiana University-Bloomington ranks the best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

Indiana University-Bloomington finished in a tie for first in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Indiana ranks 36th in hospital safety analysis

Indiana finished 36th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Indiana University-Bloomington ranks 28th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

Indiana University-Bloomington finished 28th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Hamilton County has fastest growing local economy in Indiana

Hamilton County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Indiana in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

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