State News

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More Hoosiers are completing college and earning degrees on time

The 2015 Indiana College Completion Report released today by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education showed the number of Hoosiers earning bachelor’s degrees in four years or less has increased by nearly seven percentage points in five years. The report also showed small gains in on-time completion for students earning …

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Coats Introduces Bill to Deny Social Security Benefits to Felons

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee and a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today introduced legislation that would prohibit individuals who are the subject of outstanding arrest warrants for a felony or parole violation from receiving Social Security retirement and disability …

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Holcomb Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

INDIANAPOLIS — Eric Holcomb, candidate for the United States Senate, issued the following statement following news that the United States and world powers have reached a deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program: “The Devil is in the details. “Over the course of the next 60 days Congress must closely …

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Coats Statement on Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of six leading nations, including the United States: “This deal intends to slow down Iran’s march to …

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National SBIR/STTR Road Tour rolls through Indianapolis

The Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in partnership with the Indiana Aerospace & Defense Council (IADC) and the Indiana Office of Defense Development (IODD), hosted at group of 150 attendees at the Indianapolis stop of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBIR Road Tour; a national outreach effort by …

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