federal government http://wfpl.org en Indiana Senate Leader: States Should Rein In Federal Goverment http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-senate-leader-states-should-rein-federal-goverment <p>Indiana's state Senate leader says he hopes to stir up support around the country for a new U.S. constitutional convention aimed at limiting the powers of the federal government.</p><p>The state Senate voted largely along party lines this week to approve a resolution seeking a state-called constitutional convention. Thirty-three more states would have to call for such a convention, which has never happened before.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:50:00 +0000 Associated Press 4256 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Senate Leader: States Should Rein In Federal Goverment Yarmuth Credits Federal Investments for Refurbished Ford Plant http://wfpl.org/post/yarmuth-credits-federal-investments-refurbished-ford-plant <p>U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., is crediting investments from the federal government for the Ford Motor Co.&#39;s refurbished Louisville Assembly Plant.</p><p>Several public officials attended the unveiling Wednesday, to celebrate the retooled factory where Ford makes the Escape compact SUV. The congressman the automaker&#39;s ingenuity, but highlighted the <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&amp;sid=afPHdVdIVmh4">$5.9 billion in incentives Ford received from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program</a> in 2009.</p><p>From Yarmuth&#39;s office:</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:08:29 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 634 at http://wfpl.org