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Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. Indiana Election Commission The governor made two reappointments to the commission, who will serve until July 1, 2022: Zachary Klutz (Fishers), partner with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLPSuzannah Overholt (Indianapolis), partner with SmithAmundsen Indiana …

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Soil conservation remains strong in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2020) — According to a recent survey, Indiana farmers planted 950,000 acres of cover crops in 2019.  Cover crops are known for their environmental benefits and, with the exception of corn and soybeans, are planted on more acres than any other commodity crop in Indiana. They are …

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Indiana’s unemployment claims numbers falsely inflated

INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2020)  – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) continues to implement additional safeguards to further protect its unemployment insurance system from the threat of fraud. DWD is putting “holds” on, and investigating, many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims that have been recently filed before clearing them for …

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Historic Renovation Grant opens for applications

INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that the Historic Renovation Grant Program is open for applications. The program is designed to preserve and rehabilitate historic properties to further incentivize downtown economic development across Indiana. “Our downtowns …

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Indiana Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Manufacturing Readiness Grants

INDIANAPOLIS (June 30, 2020) – Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) first announced in May, are now open to Indiana manufacturers across the state. The Manufacturing Readiness Grants, administered by the IEDC in partnership with Conexus Indiana, are part …

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Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Thrill Rides

INDIANAPOLIS – (June 30, 2020) – A drop, a plunge, a twist and a turn, all followed with a scream. Thrill-seekers need to look no further than the Hoosier State for an incredible experience. Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20 list of thrill rides will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. “These …

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Death Investigation Sullivan County

Sullivan County – June 28, 2020, at approximately 8:14 p.m., the Sullivan City Police Department requested the assistance of the Indiana State Police Putnamville District in reference to a death investigation of 48-year old, Cosme L. Guzman, Princeton, Indiana.  Preliminary information determined that Officer Mitchell Eberhardt, of the Sullivan City …

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Make water safety a priority this summer

With summer in full swing, Indiana Conservation Officers remind Hoosiers to make safety a priority when recreating around bodies of water. “Even when fun is your main focus, always recognize the danger water poses, even to strong swimmers or experienced boaters,” said Capt. Jet Quillen of DNR Law Enforcement.  If …

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