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April, 2020

  • 8 April

    US 40 Project begins this week at the intersection with US 231

    HENDRICKS AND PUTNAM COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an intersection improvement project begins this week on U.S. 40 at the intersection with U.S. 231.  Watch for lane closures in this area. The contractor will add a dedicated right turn lane for northbound U.S. 231 to eastbound …

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  • 8 April

    Governor Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Award More Than $126 million through Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness today announced 214 Indiana cities, towns, and counties received a combined $126.5 million in state matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative. “Hoosier communities are able to take on more needed road work and …

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  • 8 April

    Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Order To Support and Expand EMS

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed an executive order to allow retired and inactive EMS professionals to join the fight against COVID-19. The executive order permits retired and inactive EMS professionals to provide supplemental health care services in Indiana during this public health emergency without reinstatement or approval …

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  • 7 April

    Student pages visit Steuerwald at the Statehouse during 2020 session

    Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2020) – State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse during the 2020 Legislative Session: Sophia Angeles, from Brownsburg, attends Brownsburg High School;Reese Langhorne, from Indianapolis, attends Brownsburg High School;Jaylin Nugent, from Avon, attends Avon High School;Kaily Nugent, from Avon, …

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  • 7 April

    INDOT project will improve bridge decks in Hendricks and Clay Counties

    CLAY AND HENDRICKS COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an upcoming project to place thin deck overlays on several bridges in Clay and Hendricks Counties beginning on or after Monday, April 13. State Road 42 Bridge over Birch Creek located approximately one mile east of State Road …

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  • 7 April

    Governor Issues New Stay at Home Order

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today issued a new two-week Stay At Home order designed to limit interactions among Hoosiers to increase containment of COVID-19. As of today, 4,944 people have tested positive and 139 people have died from the disease. There are now positive tests in 89 of …

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  • 7 April

    Indiana DOR Waiving Use Tax on Donated COVID-19 Supplies

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is taking steps to encourage the donation of medical supplies and other goods to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 6, 2020, Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-02, declaring a public health disaster emergency in Indiana due to the coronavirus …

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  • 6 April

    INDOT to close I-70 in both directions from North Split to I-465 for 30 days

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close I-70 Eastbound and Westbound for approximately 30 days in each direction. I-70 EB will close from the North Split to I-465 on April 13. All lanes and ramps will be closed for 30 days, scheduled to reopen on May 13.  I-70 WB …

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  • 6 April

    Indiana Department of Education Announces At-Home Learning Initiative in Partnership with Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today, in partnership with Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS) announced a partnership to offer at-home learning experiences for K-12 students, aligned to Indiana curriculum standards. “Providing our students with access to high-quality and evidence-based materials is critical during this extended time of …

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  • 6 April

    Bridge repair work begins April 13 on State Road 42 over White Lick Creek

    HENDRICKS AND MORGAN COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces work will begin on or after Monday, April 13 on State Road 42 on the bridge over White Lick Creek, this is located approximately one half of one mile west of State Road 267 between Bethel Rd. and …

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  • 6 April

    Governor Extends Stay-at-Home, K-12 Remote Learning Orders Through April 20

    To continue our state’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Holcomb announced Indiana’s stay-at-home executive order will be extended through Monday, April 20. Hoosiers should remain in their homes except when performing essential work, personal duties or obligations.To view frequently asked questions on the governor’s stay-at-home order, click here.If you have questions about how the …

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  • 6 April

    A Second Indiana State Police Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

    (Indianapolis, IN)-A civilian employee of the Indiana State Police has been diagnosed with the second confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus. The employee, who is assigned to the State Police’s General Headquarters in Indianapolis, was admitted to a local hospital for a medical issue.  Today, the employee received notice they …

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  • 6 April

    Gov. Holcomb Announces Indiana Receives Federal Disaster Declaration

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced Indiana has been granted a federal Major Disaster Declaration, which provides funds to help communities recover from COVID-19. The funding can be used to cover costs of emergency needs including crisis counseling, food programs, temporary shelters, protective equipment, safety resources and personnel. …

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  • 6 April

    Resources for Hoosiers Affected by COVID-19

    In these challenging and uncertain times, the state is providing a variety of key resources to support Hoosiers impacted by COVID-19.Resources for unemployed workers To contact the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) regarding unemployment insurance, which must be completed electronically, click here or call 800-891-6499.Due to high call volume, some calls are getting a message that …

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  • 3 April

    Don’t Fall Victim to COVID-19-Related Stimulus Scams

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers are facing challenging times to keep their families safe and avoid the spread of COVID-19, and unfortunately scammers are adding additional risk by taking advantage of the current health crisis. Newly-surfaced reports show scammers creating text messages, emails, websites and social media posts to pose as government …

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