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July, 2015

  • 15 July

    Donnelly: Early Childhood Learning Critical for Each Child’s Long-Term Success

    Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate this afternoon on the importance of early childhood education and parent and family engagement in early childhood learning. Donnelly thanked his colleagues on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee for their assistance in getting his …

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  • 15 July

    Indiana Black Expo Governor’s Awards Recognize Ten Outstanding Hoosiers

    Indianapolis – Today, Governor Mike Pence presented 10 outstanding African-American Hoosiers and community leaders from across the state with several different awards during the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. 45th Annual Summer Celebration (IBE) Governor’s Reception. “The men and women we honor today are uniquely Hoosier and fully embody the Hoosier …

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  • 15 July

    Driver Injured in Rollover Crash on SR 243 in Putnam County

    Putnam County—This morning at 11:19, Indiana State Police Troopers and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a tractor-trailer rollover crash on State Road 243 just north of Interstate 70. The roadway was closed for crash investigation and clean-up until approximately 1:22p.m. Preliminary investigation revealed a 2007 International tractor pulling a …

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  • 15 July

    Coats Introduces Bill to Deny Social Security Benefits to Felons

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee and a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today introduced legislation that would prohibit individuals who are the subject of outstanding arrest warrants for a felony or parole violation from receiving Social Security retirement and disability …

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  • 15 July

    IndyGo Electric Buses Now Serving Passengers

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 14, 2015) -IndyGo’s all-electric buses are now on the roads of Indianapolis, operating at a fourth of the cost of a traditional diesel bus.  “Electric buses provide our passengers with a quieter, smoother ride, raising the bar for transit in the central Indiana region” says Mike Terry, president …

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  • 15 July

    The Indiana Brewers’ Cup Competition’s 17th Year Welcomes Back another Sweeping Champion

    INDIANAPOLIS– The 17th annual Indiana State Fair Indiana Brewers’ Cup Competition, held July 10-11, marked yet another successful year with nearly 1,300 entries, the most in competition history. This year’s professional champion Chilly Water Brewing Company of Indianapolis, swept through the competition, , as they walked away with Professional Best …

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  • 15 July

    Indy Chamber applauds formation of Regional Development Authority

    July 14, 2015 (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber lauded Monday’s vote of the Indianapolis City-County Council joining the cities of Carmel, Westfield and Greenwood in a new Regional Development Authority (RDA). The alliance of Marion County and communities in Hamilton and Johnson allows the RDA to participate in the state’s …

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  • 15 July

    Holcomb Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

    INDIANAPOLIS — Eric Holcomb, candidate for the United States Senate, issued the following statement following news that the United States and world powers have reached a deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program: “The Devil is in the details. “Over the course of the next 60 days Congress must closely …

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  • 15 July

    Coats Statement on Iran Deal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of six leading nations, including the United States: “This deal intends to slow down Iran’s march to …

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  • 14 July

    National SBIR/STTR Road Tour rolls through Indianapolis

    The Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in partnership with the Indiana Aerospace & Defense Council (IADC) and the Indiana Office of Defense Development (IODD), hosted at group of 150 attendees at the Indianapolis stop of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBIR Road Tour; a national outreach effort by …

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  • 13 July

    Governor Pence Ceremonially Signs Bills Aimed at Protecting Children

    Indianapolis – Today, Governor Mike Pence ceremonially signed two bills aimed at protecting children. The first, HEA 1161, provides civil immunity for a person who forcibly enters a motor vehicle to rescue a child. The second, HEA 1216, provides a defense to the crime of prostitution if the defendant is …

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  • 13 July

    IndyGo Launches Art in Transit Program

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 13, 2015) – Last week, the IndyGo board of directors approved an ambitious long-term program to include public art throughout the Indianapolis transit system. “Public art invigorates communities, helps create a sense of place and adds to the quality of life for citizens,” said Mike Terry, President and …

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  • 13 July

    Brownsburg Town Council seeks cost estimate for FY2016 Special Census

    BROWNSBURG — Brownsburg Town Council gave approval at its July 9 meeting to request a cost estimate from the Census Bureau for a Special Census in FY2016. With a marked increase in single family and multi-unit residential housing as well as the Brownsburg East, Ward and Northfield at Wynne Farms  annexations, …

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  • 10 July

    Smoked Pig Patty Named Year of the Farmer Signature Food

    INDIANAPOLIS –The Smoked Pig Patty from Indiana Pork Association was crowned the 2015 ‘Signature Food’ of the Indiana State Fair. Six concessionaires competed in the “Field to Farm” themed competition this year and online voters selected the winner after viewing photos of all the entries and reviewing judges’ comments. Indiana …

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June, 2015

  • 23 June

    State Sen. Pete Miller Receives Study Committee Assignments

    STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2015) — State Sen. Pete Miller (R-Brownsburg) will serve on three interim study committees during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2016 session of the General Assembly: Interim Study Committee on Education Interim Study Committee on Fiscal Policy Interim Study Committee on Corrections …

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