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Consumer alert: Products recalled in June

INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Todd Rokita is encouraging Hoosiers who purchased consumer products that were recalled in June to take advantage of the remedies available to them. “Hoosiers, you do not have to put up with faulty products,” Attorney General Rokita said. “If something you purchased was recently discovered to …

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Tallman joins Indiana Dairy team

INDIANAPOLIS — American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) has announced the appointment of Heather Tallman to its team as Innovation Partnerships Manager. Heather Tallman Tallman joins the dairy association after five years with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown program – as Membership Development Program Manager and, more recently, …

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Statewide Domestic Violence Campaign Focuses on Stigma Reduction

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV)’s new campaign #INAgainstDA breaks away from many domestic violence campaigns by turning its focus from survivors of domestic abuse and violence to bystanders and the community at large.  “Everyone has a part to play in ending the stigma around domestic abuse,” …

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May Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (June 23, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 4.0 percent for May, and the national rate is 5.8 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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Leisure and Travel-Related Industry Bouncing Back After COVID

INDIANAPOLIS (June 15, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) are releasing a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the Leisure and Travel-Related Industry.  IDDC commissioned Rockport Analytics to conduct a series of surveys, intending to help inform both industry stakeholders and state leaders on current business …

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Consumer Alert: Watch out for home improvement scammers

As summer begins, many homeowners across Indiana will begin planning for home improvement and repair projects. For some, those projects may become needlessly expensive and frustrating if they hire an unscrupulous contractor who does not perform the work they promised. Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is warning Hoosiers to take …

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Training infrastructure applications through the Regional Public Safety Fund are now open

The Indiana Fire and Public Safety Academy offers financial assistance through the Regional Public Safety Fund to support regional training opportunities intended for first responders seeking state certification and continuing education. Eligible applicants include: Career fire departmentsCombination fire departmentsVolunteer fire departmentsNon-fire affiliated EMS agenciesVocational schools Read the Fire Training Infrastructure …

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Manufacturing Readiness Grants Extended Through 2023, $20M Available for Hoosier Manufacturers

INDIANAPOLIS (June 10, 2021) – Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which was launched to stimulate private sector investments to modernize Indiana’s manufacturing sector, have re-opened to Indiana manufacturers across the state. Administered by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) in partnership with Conexus Indiana, this program has been extended …

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