State News

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Attorney General Todd Rokita invites Hoosiers to visit as part of national event

Acknowledging February 1 as National Unclaimed Property Day, Attorney General Todd Rokita today invited Hoosiers to visit or text CLAIM to 46220 to see if they have any money waiting. “My office is committed to serving Hoosiers and protecting their individual liberty,” Attorney General Rokita said. “Holding unclaimed property …

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2021: Fifth Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Economic Development, New Strategic Plan to Guide Efforts

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 31, 2022) – Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers today announced the end of a fifth consecutive record-breaking year for economic development in Indiana. Nearly 300 companies committed to locate and expand in Indiana, investing more than $8.7 billion in their operations, a 56% increase …

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Indianapolis Man Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Minors

Parke County – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation on July 28, 2021, after receiving information from the Vermillion County Department of Child Services concerning allegations of sexual misconduct with two females, under the age of 16. The investigation revealed that Jacob Stone, age 22, of Indianapolis, Indiana, had …

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December Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (January 25, 2022) -Indiana’s unemployment rate fell from 3.0% in November to 2.7% in December—a record low for the state dating back to 1976, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). In addition, private sector employment jumped by 10,900 over the last month and has now increased for …

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Indiana Students Encouraged to Apply to Governor’s STEM Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric. J. Holcomb, Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner and Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell invite Indiana high school students to apply for the 2022 Governor’s STEM Team. Gov. Holcomb developed the competition in 2017 to highlight Indiana’s top high school students for their achievements in science, …

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Indiana K-12 School Enrollment Grows for 2021-2022 School Year

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has released data on school enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year. Enrollment in Indiana’s public and accredited non-public schools has grown to 1.12 million students, a modest increase from the previous school year.“With growing enrollment across all school types, today Indiana’s educators …

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