Brian Scott

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INDOT’s Yellow Salt Trucks Deployed Ahead of Falling Temps

The Indiana Department of Transportation has 315 yellow salt trucks deployed as of this morning to patrol interstates, U.S. highways and state routes ahead of falling pavement temperatures and winter precipitation. A series of storms may drop up to 3 inches of snow across Indiana this week with additional lake-effect …

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Officers Recover Heroin during Interdiction Investigation

Indianapolis, IN- Early this morning February 5, 2016 at approximately 4:30 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and Homeland Security Investigation Indianapolis Narcotics and Bulk Cash Smuggling Task Force were conducting interdiction operations at the Megabus drop off location at Market Street and Alabama Street. During the course of …

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Coats Statement on January Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joint Economic Committee Chairman Dan Coats (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that the U.S. economy added 151,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in January, the unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.9 percent and labor force participation is 62.7 percent: …

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Coats Highlights Millions Spent on Excess DHS Warehouses

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, delivered his weekly “Waste of the Week” speech and highlighted millions of taxpayer dollars spent by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on warehouse space. DHS owns or leases a number of warehouses across the country. …

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AT&T Boosts Network in Brownsburg and Franklin

Brownsburg, Ind., Feb. 5, 2016  — AT&T1 has added 2 new cell towers to its 4G LTE network to give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. They are located in Brownsburg and Franklin. The expansion brings to 18 the total number of new Indianapolis area AT&T cell sites announced since …

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Brownsburg Assistant Town Manager Credentialed by International Local Government Management Organization

BROWNSBURG – Brian Hartsell, Assistant Town Manager of the Town of Brownsburg, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Hartsell is one of more than 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program. Hartsell joins several other area local …

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Donnelly, Bipartisan Members of Indiana Delegation: Ensure Any Acquisition of Norfolk Southern Corporation is in Public Interest

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly led a bipartisan group of members from the Indiana congressional delegation in urging the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to thoroughly review and ensure that any merger or acquisition of Norfolk Southern Corporation is in the public interest and will increase competition among …

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Coats Statement on Death of Gov. Edgar Whitcomb

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today released the following statement regarding the death of former Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb:  “Governor Whitcomb rose from a small community in Jennings County to serve Hoosiers in the highest ranks of our state government. A remarkable man who lived an amazing life, …

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