State News

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CollegeChoice 529 Plans Launches Faces of 529 Day Contest

INDIANAPOLIS (May 5, 2022) — Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell is announcing the CollegeChoice Faces of 529 Day Contest to celebrate National College Savings Plan Day on May 29 (5/29). CollegeChoice 529 will award one winner with a $529 CollegeChoice account contribution for sharing a photo with a caption of who …

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Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Awards $200,000 for Crossing Safety Public Awareness Campaigns in 11 States including Indiana

WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2022 – Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), today announced $200,000 in grants to Operation Lifesaver programs in 11 states. The grants will fund a variety of highway-rail grade crossing safety public education projects, many of which will be conducted in conjunction …

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Early Voting Begins Today for 2022 Primary Election

INDIANAPOLIS (April 5, 2022) – Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan reminds Hoosiers that today, Tuesday, April 5th is the first day of in-person absentee voting in Indiana for the 2022 Primary Election. “Today is the beginning of primary election season,” Secretary Sullivan said. “Over the next 28 days Hoosiers …

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INDOT Announces Request for Information to Inform State Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Deployment Plan

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Indiana Office of Energy Development (OED), announced today that it has issued a request for information (RFI) to inform development of the state’s electric vehicle (EV) implementation plan. Indiana will soon receive National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula funds …

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Sullivan Man Arrested After a Police Chase

Sullivan County – Friday, April 1, 2022, at approximately 11:42 p.m., Trooper Austin Robertson was patrolling on State Road 54 near County Road 525 East when he attempted to stop the driver of a motorcycle for traveling at a speed of 100 MPH.  The driver failed to stop once Trooper …

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Statewide 911 Board adds Translation Capabilities to Text to 911

INDIANAPOLIS (March 30, 2022) — The Indiana Statewide 911 Board, in collaboration with INdigital and the State Treasurer’s office, is announcing another tool that enhances communications between non-English speaking citizens and emergency services. Since 2019, dispatchers at all of Indiana’s Public Safety Answering Points have had access to “Language Line,” which …

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