State News

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CollegeChoice 529 Plans Celebrate 25 Years of Hoosiers Saving

INDIANAPOLIS (March 21, 2022) — Indiana’s nationally-recognized CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans are celebrating 25 years of Hoosiers saving for education. The popular program launched in 1997, following passage of legislation on March 21, 1996. Today, the program boasts $6.8 billion in assets under management in more than 417,000 accounts across three …

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Gov. Holcomb, Sec. Chambers to Foster International Business Opportunities in Slovakia, Israel

INDIANAPOLIS (March 18, 2022) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Adjutant General R. Dale Lyles and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers will lead an economic development trip to Slovakia and Israel beginning March 27, building on the governor’s focus of increasing Indiana’s international engagement and cultivating new business relationships and people-to-people …

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Sullivan Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Sullivan County – On March 17, 2022, Troopers with the Indiana State Police Putnamville District and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested a 24-year-old Sullivan man on charges of Possession of Child Pornography.  The investigation began when a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children …

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Attorney General Todd Rokita invites Hoosiers to visit to see what treasure awaits on St. Patrick’s Day

Are you feeling lucky on this St. Patrick’s Day? Why not take a chance and search for unclaimed property? Attorney General Todd Rokita invites Hoosiers to visit to see if they have any money waiting.  “Returning unclaimed property to rightful owners is an important part of our mission,” Attorney General …

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Indiana Department of Education Commends the Passage of Legislation Promoting Early Childhood Education

INDIANAPOLIS – Following the close of the 2022 legislative session, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) commends the passage of legislation elevating work supporting early learning in Indiana. The legislation – a key part of Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s 2022 Next Level Agenda – restructures and expands the state’s Early Learning Advisory …

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