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30 laws in 30 days: State cleans up definition of pyramid scheme and toughens penalty

By Eddie Drews TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 22nd in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — The state is beefing up the possible fine for an illegal pyramid scheme violation from the current fine of $500 to $10,000. The new law goes into […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Unstaffed markets offer healthier options at the office

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 17th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — Standing in front of the micro market in her office building, Laurann Rodriguez looks through the options. She browses four refrigerated sections of sandwiches, fruit and […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Misuse of drones won’t fly under new law

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS­— Before he even had a driver’s license, Blaine Fuhs had his own business, Fuhs Video. At 15 years old, Fuhs had aspirations to work for the then-up-and-coming […]

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Holcomb to lead his first international jobs mission

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Later this month, Gov. Eric Holcomb and other Indiana economic leaders will travel abroad to Hungary and France to encourage partnerships and new opportunities. Holcomb, Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger and Indiana Economic Development Corporation staff will travel to Budapest to discuss economic cooperation between the two states and to […]

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Statehouse Market kicks off summer season

  By Christian Sullivan TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Food truck season is upon us once again. Thursday marked opening day for the Statehouse Market, which runs every Thursday through Oct. 5. The Statehouse Market is an organization that looks to promote healthy eating habits while supporting local famers and businesses. The market is on its sixth […]

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Rental home market attractive to scammers ahead of the Indy 500

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – With the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday, many Hoosiers are preparing their homes for visitors and listing rooms for rent on sites such as Airbnb and Craigslist. But with the money-making opportunity comes a greater risk of becoming the victim of potential scams. Indiana Attorney General […]

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Hoosier tech company to create 185 new jobs

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A cloud-based software company, myCOI, is expanding in Indianapolis and plans to create 185 high wage jobs by 2021. MyCOI tracks and manages certificates of insurance allowing companies to avoid uninsured claims, underinsured claims, costly litigation and failed audits. Founder and CEO Kristen Nunery said the company is excited […]

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Small business center helps launch novice entrepreneurs

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is a part of series tracking how money and resources in the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget and other programs are spent. INDIANAPOLIS — Growing up in a family of business owners from Seattle, it was inevitable that Adam Perry would go on to do the same. Around […]

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Train service to Chicago is growing

Deonta Larkins TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers traveling to Chicago by train will have more and faster service as ridership and revenues continue to grow. Amtrak and the Indiana Department of Transportation announced a new schedule for service between Indianapolis and Chicago. The new schedule for the Hoosier State, which operates four days weekly, is also […]

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Indiana is number one in Midwest for business

By Deonta Larkins TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is ranked first in the Midwest for business the second year in a row by Chief Executive magazine. The magazine’s “Best & Worst States for Business” ranking is based on surveys of more than 500 CEOs and Indiana is ranked fifth in the nation according to Chief Executive. […]

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