Lucretia Cardenas - FWMN Interview 5/12/2016
May 12, 2016•6 min
Editor of the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, Lucretia Cardenas joined Charly Butcher on "Fort Wayne's Morning News" to talk about what is coming up in this week's issue:
1) Farm subsidy critics see room for improvement
The debate of whether or not farm subsidies are needed is fueled by record farm payout projected for the coming year based on low prices connected to surpluses. Economists argue the payouts are benefitting large farms more than the small farms they were designed to help.
2) Follow the money
The release of a report analyzing strategies and potential cost-cutting measures at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne seems to leave the future of several academic departments in doubt. The University Strategic Alignment Process report released May 6 – in conjunction with the second phase of a two-year analysis – identifies several departments to be “restructured” to create efficiencies and reduce costs.
3) Relative productivity
This story looks at a recent study on manufactur