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Don’t Fall Victim to COVID-19-Related Stimulus Scams

INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers are facing challenging times to keep their families safe and avoid the spread of COVID-19, and unfortunately scammers are adding additional risk by taking advantage of the current health crisis. Newly-surfaced reports show scammers creating text messages, emails, websites and social media posts to pose as government …

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Indiana SNAP recipients will begin receiving maximum benefit amounts next week

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced today that more than 152,000 Indiana households will receive additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits when April distributions begin this Sunday. The additional funds are intended to help Hoosiers obtain food and support for their families while Indiana responds to the COVID-19 …

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Town of Brownsburg Launches Online Building Permit Process

Brownsburg – The Town of Brownsburg has launched an online portal to give Development Services customers the ability to apply, pay online and request inspections for permits from their office or home without visiting Town Hall.The Development Services Portal significantly expands the Town’s online services, making the planning and permitting …

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Beam setting planned next week on S.R. 67 bridges in Mooresville

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind.— INDOT contractor Force Construction plans to conduct beam setting operations next week on S.R. 67 over the Little White Lick Creek bridges in Mooresville. Intermittent closures are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday night (April 7-8) near the S.R. 144 intersection. Traffic will be stopped in 20-minute intervals …

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IMPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Man in Connection with a 2019 Homicide

INDIANAPOLIS – On January 9, 2019, at approximately 4:26 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) North District officers were dispatched to 7498 Merganser Dr. on the report of a person shot.  When officers arrived, they located 19-year-old Svitlana Novotney in a vehicle with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. Indianapolis Emergency …

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IMPD implementing new and creative ways to connect with residents

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) has taken to social media to continue connecting with residents while Indiana’s Stay-At-Home Order remains in effect. These virtual outreach strategies aim to build relationships with the community while promoting ways that residents can stay connected during social distancing. IMPD encourages residents …

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Update on Medicaid policy changes re: COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, some policy and program changes have been made to help ensure members in our managed care programs (Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Care Connect, Hoosier Healthwise) as well as our Traditional Medicaid members are able to maintain continuous coverage in this critical time. …

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