Regionally Speaking, Thursday, June 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020

Indiana University Northwest economist Micah Pollak has been busy on Twitter these days, with an almost-daily post of news and data on the impact of COVID-19 in northwest Indiana. He talks about his personal feed. "Times" business writer Joseph Pete is also with us to talk about his recent stories in print and online, dealing with the pandemic's effect on businesses and with news of new restaurants proposed in one corner of the town of Schererville in a busy business corridor.
Credit Kyle Telechan, Post-Tribune

Today:  Indiana University Northwest economics Professor Micah Pollak talks about his major COVID-19 related project: almost daily entries in his personal Twitter account with data, observances and views on the impact of the pandemic on northwest Indiana.  Check it out here.   Joseph Pete with the "Times of Northwest Indiana" reviews his recent stories out in print and online, many of them as updates about the coronavirus' impact on local and regional business.  Stories include some projected casino layoffs and the latest unemployment report.  He also talks about a project to bring three new restaurants into a busy Schererville business corridor.