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February, 2021

  • 23 February

    House resolution highlights National FFA Week

    INDIANA (Feb. 23, 2021) – In celebration of National FFA Week the Indiana FFA Association received a house concurrent resolution recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally. This coincides with National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, as a week of celebration …

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  • 23 February

    Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff for COVID Victims

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Per the President’s proclamation, flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset Friday, February 26. Gov. Holcomb also …

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  • 23 February

    Behning: Supporting our local law enforcement

    Our law enforcement officers work hard every day to ensure Hoosiers are safe. They run toward danger when others flee, and in many cases, they are the first on the scene during emergencies. I know our community is grateful for our local police officers and all they do to protect …

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  • 23 February

    More than $100 Million Going to Rural Communities for Infrastructure Improvements

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that $100.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 54 cities, towns, and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements as well as sidewalk and trail projects. Combined with local funds, approximately …

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  • 23 February

    Visit. Check-in. Get Rewards. IDDC Launches Indiana State Nature Passport

    INDIANAPOLIS – (Feb. 22, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are teaming up to launch the Indiana State Nature Passport. “Indiana is blessed with unique places and remarkable natural features,” said Crouch. “From State Parks to forests and lakes, …

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  • 23 February

    Eleven Boats Destroyed in Fire at Patoka Lake

    Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fire that damaged or destroyed twenty-two boats at Hoosier Hills Marina located at Patoka Lake on Friday. At approximately 8:45 a.m., smoke from a boat in the “A” dock was observed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire …

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  • 18 February

    Holcomb signs legislation providing COVID liability protections

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement after signing Senate Enrolled Act 1, which provides businesses and schools with COVID liability protections. “The pandemic has affected Hoosier businesses, schools and others in ways no one could have foreseen just one year ago. To aid in the state’s …

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  • 18 February

    New Scam Targeting Tax Professionals

    The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to alert tax professionals about a tax scam reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This scam is sent through email and impersonates the IRS in an attempt to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs). The scam email message reads: “In order …

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  • 18 February

    Behning’s bill expanding school choice opportunities moves forward

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 17, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday supported State Rep. Bob Behning’s (R-Indianapolis) legislation that would provide more families the freedom and flexibility to send their child to a school that best meets their needs. “A great education sets students on a successful path for …

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  • 18 February

    Treasurer Kelly Mitchell heralds continued growth of INvestABLE Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (February 17, 2021) — Four years since the launch of INvestABLE Indiana, the program has seen substantial investment and utilization by Hoosiers living with disabilities. In 2020, the plan saw assets under management increase 83% to $5,726,418. “ABLE plans have seen tremendous growth in Indiana since their introduction only …

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  • 18 February

    Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, 150 New Hoosier Jobs

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 17, 2021) – Celigo, an Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider, announced today that it has chosen Indiana as the location of its third major North American location. To support its growth into the state, the company plans to create up to 150 new, high-wage jobs in Indianapolis by the end …

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  • 17 February

    Former “Voice of the 500” and longtime host of WYRZ’s Flashback Party Bob Jenkins battles brain cancer

    Brownsburg – For years now, Bob Jenkins has been known as ‘The Voice of the 500’ and the host of The Flashback Party here on WYRZ. In a video interview shared on February 16th by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles during “Behind the Bricks”, Jenkins …

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  • 12 February

    Brownsburg’s Ally Becki in the Running for Final Spot at the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships

    Brownsburg High School senior Ally Becki has been announced as a finalist for the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships. Becki has also committed to play at Ball State University next season. Organizers for the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships today …

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  • 12 February

    Individual Tax Season Starts Today

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is now accepting tax filings for the 2021 individual income tax season.  Indiana filers have from now until April 15, 2021, to file their individual income tax returns and pay any taxes owed. “The DOR team has skillfully prepared all our systems …

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  • 12 February

    Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Former First Lady Susan Bayh

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff to honor former First Lady Susan Bayh. As the memorial for former First Lady will be held at a later date when health conditions allow, flags should be flown at half-staff in her …

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