Staff Reports

Staff Reports

Indiana Capital Chronicle staff - Casey Smith, Niki Kelly, Whitney Downard, Leslie Bonilla Muñiz

California restricts state-funded travel to Indiana due to anti-trans bill

By: - July 7, 2022

California Attorney General Rob Bonta recently restricted state-funded travel to Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, and Utah as a result of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation recently enacted in each state. The new additions to California’s state-funded travel restrictions list come amid an ongoing wave of anti-transgender legislation sweeping the country, including attacks on the ability of transgender youth to […]

Attorneys invited to apply for Indiana Court of Appeals vacancy

By: - July 7, 2022

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush announced the Judicial Nominating Commission will begin accepting applications for an upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Indiana. She encouraged judges and lawyers in the Second District of the Court of Appeals – the middle third of the state – to consider applying. Applications are due […]

Ukrainian Olympic wrestling team to train in Indiana

By: - July 7, 2022

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Thursday the men’s Ukrainian Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestling Team will relocate to Indiana to serve as its training location this summer. “We are so happy to play our small part in providing these world-class athletes with refuge to continue their training in such a fantastic facility,” he said. “This confirms what we […]

$13.1 million awarded to help Hoosiers with eviction legal services

By: - July 5, 2022

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority on Tuesday announced a new $13.1 million partnership with the Indiana Bar Foundation to provide legal services for Hoosiers facing eviction. The foundation responded to a request for proposal and was awarded the money to help Hoosier renters regarding eviction prevention and services. In Indiana, […]

DCS gains approval for prevention funding

By: - July 1, 2022

The Indiana Department of Child Services received approval from the Administration for Children and Families for its five-year prevention plan, which allows the state to use federal funding for the first time to deliver prevention services to families with the goal of keeping children safely with their families and out of foster care. The Indiana […]

$500,000 awarded for domestic violence emergency shelter and services

By: - June 28, 2022

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute recently awarded $500,000 in grant funding to 26 non-profits to provide emergency shelter and services to victims of domestic violence and their dependents. The funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Social Services Block Grant program. “Domestic violence shelters are there for people during […]