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HONR 299 Making Greater Lafayette Greater: HONR299 Making Greater Lafayette Greater

Provides information on governmental and non-governmental resources describing topics facing policymakers in Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Tippecanoe County.

HONR 299 Making Greater Lafayette Greater

There are numerous governmental and non-governmental resources describing and documenting public policy issues facing the Greater Lafayette area and Tippecanoe County.  Relevant governmental resources are prepared by city and county governments, Indiana state agencies, and U.S. Government agencies.  These resources provide analytical and statistical documentation of issues affecting community activities, can be used to enhance public participation in governmental policymaking, and may be required by local, state, or federal laws.  Examples include:

Gannett Newstand  (Database of 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers including the Lafayette Journal & Courier
which is available from November 29, 2002-present

Census Bureau American Factfinder (Provides economic, demographic, and social statistics on areas nationwide including communities, zip codes, and census tracts.). See American Community Survey section of this website for post-2010 Census data.

Stats Indiana (Provides one-stop data access for numerous Indiana localities on multiple subjects. For instance, 2014 Tippecanoe County Birth Data, 

Tippecanoe County Business Size Data (2nd Qtr 2016) and 2016 Tippecanoe County Public Assistance Data

Indiana County Employment & Wages (1st Quarter 2016-Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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