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January, 2021

  • 21 January

    Public Input Sought on Potential Design Options for Rockville Road Through February 19

    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 19, 2021) – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is seeking public input on potential design options to improve Rockville Road (U.S. 36) between Raceway Road and I-465. A public involvement period is launching today and will continue through Feb. 19. The public is encouraged to review a fact …

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  • 21 January

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On Monday, January 18, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives identified and arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the death of 35-year-old James Greenberg. On Sunday, January 3, 2021, just after 5:30 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to a report of a …

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  • 20 January

    Gov. Holcomb’s 5th State of the State invests in education, economic growth

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb addressed the Indiana General Assembly on Tuesday as he virtually delivered his 2021 State of the State. The Governor focused on how to seize the challenges presented by the pandemic and turn them into opportunities. “Hoosiers have risen to meet these unprecedented challenges, realizing …

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  • 17 January

    Indiana Graduation Rates Increase in 2020

    INDIANAPOLIS — Today, the Indiana Department of Education released the 2020 state graduation rate, which increased from 87.29 percent in 2019 to 87.69 percent. “This modest improvement in Indiana’s 2020 graduation rate is encouraging, especially as Hoosier students and educators have tackled unprecedented challenges throughout the pandemic,” said Dr. Katie …

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  • 17 January

    State Government Complex to Close to the Public Tuesday, Wednesday

    INDIANAPOLIS – In consultation with security officials and the leadership of the General Assembly, Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced out of an abundance of caution the state government complex will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday in light of recent national events, threats to other state capitols …

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  • 15 January

    Michigan Street ramp to close Monday night through late spring, early summer

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced today that the southbound I-65 collector/distributor (C/D) ramp to Michigan Street will close beginning at 7 p.m. on or after Monday, Jan. 18, and reopen in late spring/early summer as part of the North Split reconstruction project. The C/D …

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  • 15 January

    Indy Region’s Robust Logistics Capabilities and Talent Pool Drive E-commerce Growth for Retailers Big and Small

    INDIANAPOLIS — From locally-owned small businesses to national giants like Amazon, the e-commerce industry is increasingly choosing the Indy Region for growth and development due to competitive advantages such as a robust logistics capabilities and a high-value talent pool.  The Indy Region is home to the world’s second largest FedEx …

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  • 15 January

    Indiana State Board of Education Elects Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner as Board Chair

    INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Board of Education (Board) has unanimously elected Indiana Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner to serve as the chair of the Indiana State Board of Education. “I have observed the important work of the State Board of Education over the years and am honored to serve …

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  • 15 January

    Indiana Grown announces Food Council Development Grant

    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 14, 2021) — Indiana Grown has announced a grant program with funds dedicated to the development of food councils in Indiana. A food council is a community-based coalition created to build a stronger food system. Much of the work done by these regional organizations aligns with Indiana Grown’s …

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  • 15 January

    Hope Community Church Upward Soccer Registration Now Open

    Upward Soccer Spring 2021 registration is now open! The league is for K4 – 3rd grade and is located at Hope Community Church (3350 N. SR 267, Brownsburg, IN 46112). Early registration is now open through March 14. Register at: https://registration.upward.org/UPW71453 Practices are on Thursday nights from 6-7 p.m. beginning …

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  • 15 January

    Helpful Tips for Selecting Your Tax Preparer – Know What to Look For

    INDIANAPOLIS – With individual income tax season just around the corner, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to help Hoosiers feel confident in who they partner with to prepare and submit their tax returns. “Paying for professional services to prepare a tax return is a very common practice and can …

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  • 15 January

    Key committee advances Steuerwald’s bill supporting law enforcement, enhancements

    STATEHOUSE (Jan. 15, 2021) – The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code unanimously voted Tuesday to advance State Rep. Greg Steuerwald’s (R-Avon) bill supporting local law enforcement, and boosting accountability and transparency in policing. Steuerwald, a member of the committee, said his proposal for a new law would require …

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  • 11 January

    Man Shot While Driving on Indianapolis Area Interstate

    Indianapolis, IN – Detectives from the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that is believed to have occurred on I-65 in Indianapolis. This morning around 4:00 a.m., police were notified of a person arriving at an area hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. Preliminary investigation determined this incident likely occurred on …

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  • 11 January

    Behning: Education continues to be a top priority

    State lawmakers are again gathering at the Capitol for the 2021 legislative session in order to continue working on issues that matter most to Hoosiers. While this session is unique due to steps being taken to keep everyone healthy and safe, I remain committed to being your voice at the …

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  • 11 January

    State Funding Available to Help Small Businesses with Growth & Improvement Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 11, 2021) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) today announced applications are open for the Indiana Technical Assistance Program (INTAP) through Feb. 15, 2021. This statewide initiative connects small businesses with critical professional assistance to complete growth and improvement projects. “INTAP helps businesses grow and thrive, especially in underserved …

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