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State Funding Available to Help Small Businesses with Growth & Improvement Projects

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 11, 2021) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) today announced applications are open for the Indiana Technical Assistance Program (INTAP) through Feb. 15, 2021. This statewide initiative connects small businesses with critical professional assistance to complete growth and improvement projects. “INTAP helps businesses grow and thrive, especially in underserved …

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Always assume you are on “thin ice”

With the recent temperature drops across the state, Indiana Conservation Officers are advising Hoosiers across the state of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. It’s also important to keep a watchful eye for other people who may venture out on neighborhood retention ponds, lakes …

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Indiana Department of Education Announces New Climate Change Education Framework in Partnership with Purdue

INDIANAPOLIS – In partnership with the Purdue Climate Change Research Center (PCCRC) and Purdue University College of Science, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today announced the state’s new Climate Change Education Framework. The Indiana Climate Change Education Framework offers easily accessible and scientifically curated instructional resources to educators interested …

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DOR’s Indiana Tax Dollars at Work Campaign Enters Second Year

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second consecutive year, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) will be highlighting the work of 12 state government agencies in its Indiana’s Tax Dollars at Work campaign. “DOR is frequently asked how the state spends Hoosier tax dollars,” stated DOR Commissioner Bob Grennes. “Which provides us …

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DCS releases 2019 child fatality report

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 31, 2020) – The number of children who died from neglect or abuse dropped slightly last year, according to new data released in the 2019 Annual Report of Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Child Services investigated 276 child deaths in 2019 as …

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November Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 18, 2020) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 5.0 percent for November, and the national rate is 6.7 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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