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Groups across the state, such as educators and people with underlying medical conditions, feel brushed aside and misinformed about when they will receive eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine.
By Sydney Byerly TheStatehouseFile.com Hoosiers 70 and older can now schedule appointments to receive coronavirus vaccinations. Those 70 and older account for 7% of Hoosiers, 23% of COVID-19 hospitalizations and 26% of COVID-19 deaths in the state. This additional age group comes after nearly 86,000 Hoosiers aged 80 and older scheduled appointments within days of […]
By Taylor Wooten TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—In a unanimous vote, a Senate committee decided to fully fund schools teaching students online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Bill 2 responds to a debate that began when many traditional schools had to switch to online instruction. Students who spent at least half their time learning virtually only brought 85% […]
Governor’s budget proposal increases spending on schools and broadband, but critics want more for teachers
Gov. Eric Holcomb proposes increasing K-12 funding, widening broadband access and paying off project debts in the state’s next budget.
By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Law enforcement in Indiana will use a new roadside system to identify people driving under the influence of alcohol and, for the first time, drugs. The SoToxa Mobile Test System is a rapid drug screen, as described by Abbott Laboratories, a producer of medical devices and health care […]