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New Study Shows that Almost 60% of Americans Think COVID-19 Has Changed the Way We Work for the Better

Almost 60 percent of Americans think COVID-19 has changed the way we work for the better, according to WalletHub’s nationally representative Coronavirus and Working from Home Survey, released today.WalletHub’s survey examined Americans’ thoughts about working from home during the coronavirus pandemic and a potential return to an office, including how …

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Brownsburg resident reappointed as ISU Board Trustee as Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to University Governing Boards

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several new appointments and reappointments to the boards of trustees of several state universities. Indiana State University Board of Trustees The governor made two reappointments to the board, who will serve through June 30, 2024: Tanya McKinzie (Brownsburg), president & CEO of …

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$40 Million in Grants to Aid in Economic Recovery

Indiana was recently named No. 5 in the nation in the 2020 Best States for Business report compiled by Chief Executive Magazine. In order to continue supporting the employers in our state, Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) recently announced several new grants for businesses negatively impacted by the …

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Indy man dies after being pulled from water in Owen County

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of an Indianapolis man after he was pulled from Mill Creek in Owen County.   Vicente Ramos Valencia, 23, of Indianapolis, was wading into deep water in Mill Creek at the Cataract Falls State Recreation Area Saturday afternoon.  Witnesses described that Valencia began struggling …

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Expanding education and workforce initiatives

To keep moving our state toward economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Holcomb recently announced a new initiative to help Indiana communities and businesses get back to work and get connected to critical career resources.The Rapid Recovery for a Better Future campaign uses $50 million in federal funding from the CARES Act to …

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Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes throughout the week as work continues in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor. This weekly release will detail full closures, lane closures and ramp closures throughout the construction zones in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor from I-465 …

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Governor Announces Next Stage to Safely Reopen Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — As health indicators remain positive, Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced all 92 counties in the state can advance to Stage 4 of the Back On Track Indiana plan on Friday, June 12. Indiana Back On Track has five stages. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. “I’m grateful …

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