Briefs

$500 million Indiana READI grants to be designated by end of year

BY: - July 1, 2022

A wave of projects across Indiana are set receive new economic development funds meant to help expedite project completion timelines.

Rokita: Celebrate Fourth with property claims

BY: - June 30, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is encouraging Hoosiers to mark the Fourth of July by visiting his office’s unclaimed property website, indianaunclaimed.gov, “to discover any unclaimed money that could light up their holiday weekend,” a news release Thursday. “Amidst fireworks and cookouts, it’s a great time for Hoosiers to recover what is rightfully theirs,” Rokita […]

Wesco, Doden call for adoption fund

BY: - June 30, 2022

Rep. Tim Wesco, R-Osceola and Eric Doden, a GOP candidate for governor, call for the General Assembly to establish a $100 million adoption fund to cover fees for families while in upcoming special session. “Indiana should lead the nation in protecting life and providing for mothers and families who choose adoption,” Wesco said. “Life is […]

civics

Indiana adopts new civics class for middle schoolers

BY: - June 29, 2022

A new middle-school civics class was approved by the Indiana State Board of Education one year after state lawmakers required the government and citizenship standards for younger students.

Free pre-K enrollment still open for low-income Hoosier kids

BY: - June 29, 2022

Hoosier parents still have time to register kids for Indiana's free pre-k education program. 

Law firm earns $520k off Holcomb-legislature fight

BY: - June 29, 2022

The Indianapolis-based law firm that represented Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb in his lawsuit against the Indiana General Assembly made more than half a million dollars off the legal fight, according to financial records. Holcomb’s administration paid Lewis Wagner LLP $518,420.01 for its services between July 2021 and June 2022, according to the state Auditor’s Office.  […]

$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 […]

Indiana attorney general asks courts to lift abortion law injunctions

BY: - June 28, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita asked the courts to lift injunctions against numerous Indiana abortion laws

Conservation law nonprofit adds longtime Hoosier Environmental Council attorney

BY: - June 28, 2022

In her new role, Ferraro will lead the Conservation Law Center's litigation work, and will contribute to state and national legislative efforts to conserve public and wild land, plus at-risk species and ecosystems. 

Fred Payne leaves DWD to join United Way

BY: - June 28, 2022

After a four-year term heading an agency vital to Hoosiers during the tumultuous COVID-19 pandemic, Fred Payne will leave the Department of Workforce Development to be the next CEO and president of the United Way of Central Indiana. “The United Way of Central Indiana has been instrumental in helping our communities address some of the […]