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August, 2015

  • 19 August

    Auto Financing Firm Adding 200 Jobs at Hamilton County Headquarters

    CARMEL, Ind. (Aug. 19, 2015) – NextGear Capital, an automotive financial services provider for auto dealers, announced plans today to add up to 200 new jobs by 2018. The company plans to make substantial investments exceeding $50.88 million to lease and renovate its corporate offices in Carmel to support its …

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  • 19 August

    Global Medical Device Manufacturer Expanding HQ, Nearly Doubling Hoosier Workforce

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 14, 2015) – Catheter Research Inc. (CRI), a global medical device manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2020. The company will invest $4.8 million to expand and relocate its existing operations from 5610 W. 82nd St. to 6102 …

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  • 14 August

    Update on Governor Mike Pence's Surgery

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence is out of surgery and is resting at the Governor’s Residence. Upon his release from St. Vincent Hospital, he signed a letter to Speaker of the House Brian Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem David Long resuming his executive branch duties as Governor after passing …

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  • 14 August

    Lt. Governor to Serve as "Acting Governor" While Governor in Surgery Tomorrow

    Indianapolis – In advance of undergoing general anesthetic tomorrow as part of outpatient surgery to have a hernia repaired, Governor Mike Pence has taken action to temporarily transfer executive branch duties to Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, pursuant to Article 5, Section 10 (c) of the Indiana Constitution, beginning at 7:30 …

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  • 14 August

    Indiana's New High School Diplomas Gain Approval from Higher Education Commission

    Today the Indiana Commission for Higher Education voted to approve proposed changes to Indiana’s high school diploma requirements, clearing the way for further consideration by the State Board of Education this fall and the Indiana General Assembly in the 2016 legislative session. “The new diploma requirements are more academically challenging …

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  • 12 August

    One Person Dead after a Single Vehicle Rollover Crash on I-70 near Plainfield

    Plainfield, IN – At approximately 1:08 this afternoon the Indiana State Police responded to a call of an inverted vehicle on I-70 eastbound at the 65.2 mile marker. Trooper Jon Myers arrived on the scene shortly after the 911 call and found an inverted vehicle down an embankment partially submerged …

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  • 11 August

    Meghan Trainor Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

    INDIANAPOLIS –Today representatives for Meghan Trainor announced the cancellation of the remaining tour dates for the “MTrain Tour” including her scheduled appearance tonight, Tuesday, August 11 for the Shane Co. Concert Series in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Trainor released the following statement via social media: “To all my fans—I was …

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  • 11 August

    Indianapolis man arrested after weekend shooting that injured a 6 year old child

    INDIANAPOLIS – On Saturday August 8, 2015 at 9:20 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) responded to a call of a person shot inside a vehicle that occurred at Westlane Road and Harcourt Road on the city’s north side. After the shooting, the victim was driven several blocks …

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  • 11 August

    Rook Security Adding 132 Tech Jobs in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 6, 2015) – Rook Security, a provider of global information technology (IT) security solutions, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 132 new high-wage jobs by 2024. “Today Indiana is leading the Midwest’s transformation as a destination for technology,” said Governor Mike Pence. “We’re …

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  • 11 August

    Indiana State Fair 4-H Grand Drive Honors 4-H Livestock Champions

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fair recognized the top competitors at the 4-H Grand Drive in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on the opening Monday of the Indiana State Fair. The overall grand champions were selected from the swine, sheep, meat goat, heifers, and market steer departments. These 4-H exhibitors worked …

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  • 11 August

    German-Based LKE Group Establishes U.S. Office in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (August 10, 2015) – Executives from LKE Group, a German-headquartered transportation solutions firm specializing in aviation, automotive, chemical, white goods, laundry & textile, pharmaceutical, and food logistics, announced today the company’s plans to establish its first North American office here. Björn Riechers, Managing Director, LKE said “I appreciate the …

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  • 11 August

    Indiana Monthly Revenue Report

    The monthly revenue report for July has been posted on the State Budget Agency webpage. The report can be found here: http://www.in.gov/sba/2659.htm. Data on July revenues can also be found on the MPH website here: http://in.gov/mph/staterevenue.html. Results include: State general fund revenues for July were $1,041.8 million, which is $6.1 …

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  • 4 August

    The Indiana Institute for Working Families Receives Funding from The Indianapolis Foundation

    Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana Institute for Working Families announced today that it has been awarded a grant from The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, to support the Institute’s ongoing research and analysis on public policies that support economic self-sufficiency for Indiana’s working families. As family-sustaining jobs have largely been …

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  • 4 August

    Indiana's Homeless Population Decreases in 2015 Point-in-Time Homeless Count

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has released the statewide findings from the 2015 Point-in-Time Homeless Count. Conducted every January, the count provides a snapshot of homelessness in the State of Indiana. Taking place on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, the Point-in-Time Homeless Count is a requirement …

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  • 4 August

    Coats Speaks in Support of Legislation to Re-Direct Planned Parenthood Funding

    WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today spoke on the Senate floor in support of legislation that would strip roughly $540 million in federal funding away from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and re-direct it to women’s health care services at facilities like community health centers and hospitals, …

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