State News

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January Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2022) – Indiana’s unemployment rate fell from 2.7% in December 2021 to 2.4% in January 2022—continuing a record low for the state dating back to 1976, when the current method of compiling unemployment rates began, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD).  In addition, private sector …

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Indiana Department of Education to Provide Strategic Literacy and STEM Support to Indiana Schools

INDIANAPOLIS – At today’s State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced that it is working to provide Indiana schools with extra support in literacy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction. “Literacy and STEM skills are foundational to our students’ future learning,” said Dr. …

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Small Business Partnership Growing Support for Indiana Agribusinesses

INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2022) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD), Purdue Extension, and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) today announced a partnership to launch the Agribusiness Initiative.   The Indiana SBDC Agribusiness Initiative offers Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector …

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Secretary of State’s Catalytic Converter Bill Signed into Law

INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2022) – Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan’s legislation, regulating the transaction of catalytic converters was signed into law by Governor Eric J. Holcomb Monday. “Every day Hoosiers’ vehicles across our state are targeted by thieves looking to make a quick buck by cutting out catalytic converters,” …

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