Brian Scott

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Donnelly: ‘Time for Congress to Do Its Job and Pass a Long-Term Highway Bill that Gives Each State it’s Fair Share’

Washington, D.C. —Today, following the passage of legislation to keep the government open through December 11, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly called on the Senate to refocus its attention on the economic issues impacting Indiana and our country. As part of this effort, Donnelly introduced bipartisan legislation with Senator Jeff Flake …

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DWD Releases New Regional Lists of Top 50 Jobs in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (September 30, 2015) – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today unveiled the new regional Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs lists highlighting top jobs around the state. These regional lists are modeled after the statewide jobs list released last year and contain projections of the 50 most high-wage, high-demand …

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Indiana Invests All $897 Million in Federal Highway Funds

As the federal government prepares to close the books on its fiscal year Sept. 30, the Indiana Department of Transportation announces it has invested all $897,920,888.32 in federal highway funds available to Indiana. Funds not assigned to projects by the end of September each year are sent back to Washington, …

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Tech, Logistics Firms Adding 150+ Jobs Across Central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 29, 2015) – Four companies announced plans today to expand their Central Indiana operations, creating more than 150 jobs in Hamilton, Marion and Tippecanoe counties. “Today, more Hoosiers are working than at any time in the state’s history,” said Jim Schellinger, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. …

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Food Safety a Top Priority for Local Public Health Officials

HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN – Food safety is a top priority for public health officials at the Hendricks County Health Department, and they want to remind residents how to prevent foodborne illness at home during National Food Safety Education Month. “Our staff works daily to prevent foodborne illness and make sure …

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Six Counties Including Hendricks Change Local Income Tax Rates

INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) — Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties have changed their county income tax rates. These changes take effect on Oct. 1, 2015. The changes for Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties are as follows: Blackford – The resident rate has increased from …

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