Brian Scott

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Indiana single-family building permits up 2 percent in August

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Single-family building permits in Indiana increased 2 percent in August over the previous month while numbers decreased 4 percent in August compared to the same time last year according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  In …

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Benefits Expanded for Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) – Due to recent changes in federal law, current and former employees of businesses that have been certified by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) eligible, may be entitled to additional federal benefits. Individuals who are not currently in contact …

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HCCF Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund Cycle Closes Wednesday

There are just a few days left to apply for the 2015 Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund grant cycle. This cycle will close this Wednesday, September 30th at midnight. All grant applications must be submitted online. Grant monies awarded must be used within one year of the grant date. Guidelines and …

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Bicentennial Trail declared an Indiana Legacy Project

HENDRICKS COUNTY – The aptly-named Bicentennial Trail connecting the Avon and Brownsburg trail systems was selected as a Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. It was one of 80 projects around the state recently approved as Legacy Projects honoring the state’s 200 years of history and leaving a legacy for …

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Serve Indiana Recognizes Outstanding Hoosier Volunteers

INDIANAPOLIS (September 25, 2015) – The State of Indiana, through its volunteer service commission, Serve Indiana, has selected seven outstanding Hoosiers and organizations to be recognized for their service to the community. The Serve Indiana Awards for Excellence are Indiana’s most prestigious annual awards celebrating the accomplishments of dedicated volunteers …

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Coats Highlights Waste of the Week: Expensive Wind Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, delivered his weekly “Waste of the Week” speech yesterday afternoon and highlighted the wind tax credit. In his remarks, Coats highlighted how the wind tax credit is a double financial hit to taxpayers who both subsidize …

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The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million To Marion County Arts, Community Center, Child Services, Other Not-For-Profits

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 24, 2015) – The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors approved and awarded $956,000 in grants to 16 projects and not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County residents at its September 8, 2015 board meeting. Grant requests were approved by The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors and made possible by …

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