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July, 2015

  • 23 July

    Governor Pence commends officers in multi-agency law enforcement sweep

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence issued the following statement regarding the coordinated, multi-agency effort led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Safe Streets Task Force to crackdown on violent crime and drug dealers in the Indianapolis area. “I want to commend the hundreds of law enforcement officers involved in what …

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  • 23 July

    Governor Pence Ceremonially Signs Bills Related to Broadband Infrastructure, Internet

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence ceremonially signed two bills: broadband ready communities (HEA 1101), which aims to facilitate more investment in broadband infrastructure to support access for Hoosiers across our state, and taxation of Internet access (SEA 80), which prohibits government from collecting a tax on Internet access or use. …

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  • 23 July

    Coats, Senators Introduce Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bill Following OPM Cyber Attack

    WASHINGTON, DC – Following a recent cyber-attack at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that compromised the personal information of at least 21.5 million Americans, U.S. Senators Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) …

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  • 23 July

    Coats on Iran Deal: “The more I read, the more my concern grows.”

    WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today spoke on the Senate floor about his increasing concern with the nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of six leading nations, including the United States. “Back home in Indiana over the weekend, …

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  • 23 July

    Annual information on loan debt will help students make better decisions about how to pay for college

    To help Indiana colleges provide students clear and useful information about their loan debt, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education provided all colleges guidance and templates to assist them in meeting the requirements of new “truth in borrowing” legislation signed into law in April. House Enrolled Act 1042, authored by …

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  • 23 July

    Indiana Conference for Women Announces 2015 Advisory Board

    Indianapolis, IN – July 21, 2015 – The Indiana Conference for Women, the Midwest’s largest event for women, today announced its 2015 Conference Advisory Board. The Advisory Board members will lend their vision, range of experience, and extensive expertise in support of the mission of the conference — providing education and leadership …

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  • 23 July

    Shelbyville Man Arrested for Child Exploitation and Possession of Child Pornography

    Shelby Co.,-Early this morning on July 21st, Indiana State Police officers arrested a Shelbyville man at his residence for child exploitation. An Investigation that began March of this year by Indiana State Police Sergeant Matt Simmons of the Cyber Crime Unit, yielded information that directed him to obtain a search …

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  • 23 July

    Army Chief of Staff Nominee to Donnelly on Military Mental Health: We Have to be Alert to Those Signs and Symptoms

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly questioned General Mark A. Milley, nominee to be Chief of Staff of the Army, on pushing suicide prevention education and intervention down the chain of command to peers and immediate supervisors during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today.   Donnelly asked, referencing a …

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  • 21 July

    Governor Pence Declares Period of Mourning, Directs Flags Be Flown at Halfstaff

    Indianapolis, IN – Governor Mike Pence has declared a period of mourning in the wake of last week’s shooting in Tennessee which took the lives of four U.S. Marines and one Navy Sailor and is directing flags at state facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff beginning today, July 21. …

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  • 21 July

    Governor Pence Announces 2015 Mr. and Miss Indiana Math and Science Awards

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today announced the winners of the 2015 Mr. and Miss Math and Science awards. The Mr. and Miss Math and Science awards aim to recognize students who have exemplary performance in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classes and extracurricular activities. The winners receive a …

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  • 21 July

    Indiana State Police Will Conduct D.U.I. Checkpoint

    On the evening of July 24th and the early morning hours of July 25th, 2015 Indiana State Police troopers will participate in an enforcement check point targeting impaired drivers in Marion County. After the checkpoint, troopers will conduct roving saturation patrols aggressively seeking impaired drivers throughout the Indianapolis District which …

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  • 21 July

    Governor Pence Statement on June Employment Report

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement following news that Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 4.9 percent in June, marking the first month since February of 2008 that the rate of unemployment in the Hoosier State has been below 5 percent. June marks the third …

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  • 21 July

    Indiana ranks 32nd in child well-being

    INDIANAPOLIS – New data show Indiana children are making strides in education, but the state continues to struggle with high rates of child poverty. Those facts, among others, appear in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT® Data Book. The Data Book provides a detailed picture of how children across …

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  • 21 July

    Statement from Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann on the Death of Jane Avery

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann today issued the following statement upon learning of Jane Avery’s recent passing. “It is with a very heavy heart that I learned of the passing of Jane Avery.  She has been so special to the food security effort in Indiana.  Jane was one of …

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  • 21 July

    Speed Too Fast Sends One to Hospital in Tippecanoe County

    Tippecanoe County-Yesterday at approximately 9:00 p.m. on I-65 SB south of the 178 exit to SR 43 a semi slowing for slowed or stopped traffic was rear ended when a car coming up from behind, failed to reduce speed. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Kent Wainscott has shown that a white 2011 …

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