Brian Scott

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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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Rokita statement on Pope Francis's historic visit

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Rokita (IN-04) issued the following statement after participating in Pope Francis’s joint meeting with Congress today. “The Pope’s message inspires me to help continue leading a thoughtful conversation on a few of the Judeo-Christian characteristics of our collective moral code.   “Serving others is a major aspect of our …

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