State News

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Governor Pence Statement on June Employment Report

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement following news that Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 4.9 percent in June, marking the first month since February of 2008 that the rate of unemployment in the Hoosier State has been below 5 percent. June marks the third …

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Indiana ranks 32nd in child well-being

INDIANAPOLIS – New data show Indiana children are making strides in education, but the state continues to struggle with high rates of child poverty. Those facts, among others, appear in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT® Data Book. The Data Book provides a detailed picture of how children across …

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Coats Supports Governor Pence’s Decision to Authorize the Adjutant General to Arm Military Personnel at National Guard Facilities

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s executive order directing the Adjutant General to enhance security measures at all Indiana National Guard facilities: “Following the reprehensible attack on our military personnel in …

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Coats: McCain is an American hero, period

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding comments made by Donald Trump about the military service of Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.): “John McCain endured over five years in a Vietnamese prison camp in service to the country he loves. He turned down early release …

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