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Generations Project in the News

November 2015

Low Wages Hurt the Quality of Home Health Care

Reader’s Note: The following letter from the TGP board was sent to daily newspapers throughout the state of Indiana in November 2015 regarding home care quality, poverty, and wages.

Dear Reader:

With the conclusion of the municipal election season now is an opportune time to look at one of the most pressing issues facing Indiana and its citizens. The issue is low wages and home health care.

Click here to read entire letter.


November 7, 2013

"People on food stamps have enough to deal with," says John Cardwell, Director of The Generations Project.

Read the Indianapolis Star Article: Part of food stamp website is offline: Access to the website has been affected for 2 weeks...

September 9, 2012: Op Ed

Responding to the Governor’s Misrepresentation of Welfare Reform


August 8, 2012

Governor is tardy in making appointments required by law

Why hasn't governor appointed the committee for the brain injury advisory council that was established in Senate Enrolled Act 15? This wasn't a hard task, it requires no money, so what's the problem? (This story features June Holt assistant director of The Generations Project.)

July 22, 2012

Editoral Published in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Human toll of FSSA deal is laid bare

January 23, 2012 Press Conference

A Common Ground, Common Sense Solution to Right To Work

August 2, 2011

An Open Letter to Members of the Indiana Congressional Delegation Concerning the Debt Ceiling Crisis

John Cardwell, Executive Director, The Generations Project


They won't quiet down yet
The Indianapolis Star | November 2, 2009

Fran Quigley

Private suffering, especially by the poor and the sick, does not often become a political issue....

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Governor cancels $1.34B deal
Indianapolis Star | October 16 , 2009

by Mary Beth Schneider & Bill Ruthhart

Calling it an endeaver that "just did not work," Gov. Mitch Daniels on Thursday cancelled Indiana's 10-year ....

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Group wants to restore personal touch to welfare
The Indianapolis Star | October 14, 2009

by Mary Beth Schneider

Modernized system is failing people it's meant to help, advocates say....

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Hill, Carson seek review of Indiana's food stamp changes
Courier Journal | August 21, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS — Two Indiana congressman have asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to review his agency's approval of the state's privatization and automation of food stamp delivery amid growing legislative and federal scrutiny of the project.

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Privatizing Welfare will cost almost $180M extra
The Indianapolis Star | August 3, 2009

Indiana will spend nearly $180 million more than it initially planned to privatize and automate many of its welfare functions....

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Finaly facing Welfare Reality
The Indianapolis Star | July 13, 2009


What do state Sen. Vaneta Becker, activist John Cardwell, senior advocate Kenneth Adkins and other elected officials, township trustees, hospital and nursing home staffs and United Way service providers in Indiana have in common?.

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