Brian Scott

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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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Indiana Department of Homeland Security Receives National Award for Post-Disaster Building Assessment Team

Indianapolis – The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has been recognized with a 2016 national award for its team that will rapidly respond to inspect buildings after a man-made or natural disaster.  The National Earthquake Conference selected Indiana for a National Award in Excellence in the category of “Multi-jurisdictional Planning” …

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Governor Pence Directs Action on Recommendation from Meeting of Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence has directed the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and the Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health & Addiction to identify a county criminal justice entity and implement a therapeutic program for offenders while incarcerated and awaiting adjunction. At the latest meeting of the …

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Indiana Grown team expands

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced staffing changes within the Indiana Grown initiative. David King will be taking on the role of Director of Indiana Grown, with Suzi Spahr serving as Program Manager. They will be working together to further the program, which is a statewide …

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Resources to Address Children’s Mental Health Issues

LEBANON, Ind. – Mental health issues among children are becoming a growing concern around the country and in Indiana. That’s why the Indiana Youth Institute is teaming up with its community partners to help those who work with youth understand more about the options to get help in Indiana.   The …

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