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Visit. Check-in. Get Rewards. IDDC Launches Indiana State Nature Passport

INDIANAPOLIS – (Feb. 22, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are teaming up to launch the Indiana State Nature Passport. “Indiana is blessed with unique places and remarkable natural features,” said Crouch. “From State Parks to forests and lakes, …

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Eleven Boats Destroyed in Fire at Patoka Lake

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fire that damaged or destroyed twenty-two boats at Hoosier Hills Marina located at Patoka Lake on Friday. At approximately 8:45 a.m., smoke from a boat in the “A” dock was observed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire …

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Holcomb signs legislation providing COVID liability protections

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement after signing Senate Enrolled Act 1, which provides businesses and schools with COVID liability protections. “The pandemic has affected Hoosier businesses, schools and others in ways no one could have foreseen just one year ago. To aid in the state’s …

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New Scam Targeting Tax Professionals

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to alert tax professionals about a tax scam reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This scam is sent through email and impersonates the IRS in an attempt to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs). The scam email message reads: “In order …

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Gov. Holcomb Now Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today that applications will be accepted through March 15 for the 2021–2022 Governor’s Fellowship. The Governor’s Fellowship is highly selective and provides a unique experience in Indiana state government by placing fellows in various state agencies on a rotating basis throughout the year. …

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Applications available for law school assistance program

Applications are available for the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) program, which is designed to assist traditionally underrepresented groups in pursuing a legal career. Applications are available at and are due by March 8. ICLEO offers students a preparatory institute the summer before law school. This year, …

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