State News

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Gov. Holcomb Quarantines After COVID-19 Exposure

INDIANAPOLIS — Several members of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s security detail have tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box has advised Governor Holcomb and First Lady Janet Holcomb to quarantine beginning today. Governor and First Lady Holcomb are considered close contacts and …

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State Awards Grants to Advance 21st Century Solutions in Defense

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 5, 2020) – Today, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) announced grant awards totaling $650,000 to three Indiana companies to foster innovation and technology development in the defense industry. The grants, which were recently approved following the state’s first Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) in July, will enable these businesses …

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INDOT Scholarships Available for Civil Engineering Students

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering students scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation. Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools and apply using the form at …

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ISP, Federal and Local Government Agencies Collect More Than 39,000 Pounds of Unwanted Medications

(Indianapolis, IN) – On Saturday, October 24, 2020, Hoosiers participated in the 19th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” by visiting Indiana State Police Posts, locations sponsored by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) and the Indiana Board of Pharmacy, and other sites across the state. “Prescription Drug Take Back Day is …

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Indiana DCS highlights adoptions during awareness month

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 2, 2020) – The Indiana Adoption Program and the Department of Child Services are once again partnering with the Indiana Supreme Court to share stories of children who have found permanent loving homes across the state. Each November, in honor of National Adoption Month, state agencies work to spread …

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IDDC Accepting Applications for Destination Development Grant

INDIANAPOLIS – (Oct. 29, 2020) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) announced today that the Destination Development Grant program application period is now open. “These grants can boost communities and regions across the state,” Crouch said. “Projects should focus on developing or enhancing amenities and destinations that improve …

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