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Wildlife habitat help available

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS- Hoosier landowners interested in establishing or improving wildlife habitat on their property are now able to submit applications through the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The NRCS in Indiana maintains the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, which provides selected residents with assistance to address and improve the wildlife habitat and environmental situation on […]

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Indiana unemployment rate drops to 5.9 percent

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state’s unemployment rate continued to fall in March, dropping to less than 6 percent for the first time since July 2008. The state’s rate of 5.9 percent is better than the national rate and those in surrounding states. “Our rate has dropped by 2 percentage points in one […]

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State will work with Pew on economic development, transparency program

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Indiana as one of seven states to participate in its 18-month Business Incentives Initiative. The program is partnered with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness in an effort to discover effective business practices for economic development and remaining transparent to the public. In […]

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Elected officials from Indiana, Connecticut bet on women’s final game

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With bragging rights up for grabs, Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced a friendly wager on the outcome of Tuesday’s NCAA Women’s Basketball national championship game between the University of Connecticut and the University of Notre Dame. In the event of an Irish win, […]

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Attorneys general hosts do-not-call summit

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster launched the first-ever national “No-Call Law Enforcement Summit” on Tuesday. The Indiana attorney general’s office received more than 14,000 Do Not Call complaints with more than 50 percent involving automated calls known as robocalls last year. The “No-Call Law […]

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Ivy Tech to launch online literacy program

By Jessica Wray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is rolling out a new online literacy program this summer. Ivy Tech received a $69,634 grant in 2013 for the Information Literary Tutorial – or Ivy TILT. The program is divided into various interactive modules, which focus on specific aspects of information literacy. […]

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Charter board gets new director

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An Eli Lilly & Co. manager will be the new executive director of the Indiana Charter School Board. Nick LeRoy will lead the state board, which reviews, approves and regulates some of the state’s charter schools. The charter board released its first annual report this week. It’s posted at www.in.gov/icsb/2403.htm. […]

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House committee approves state fair alcohol bill

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Alcohol vendors could be allowed to sell their products at the Indiana State Fair under a Senate bill that passed the House Public Policy Committee on Wednesday. Senate Bill 339 would repeal an existing provision that prohibits the sale of alcohol on the state fairgrounds during the annual fair. […]

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Vectren launches fundraising for weatherization program

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana-based company announced Monday it would match all public donations dollar-for dollar to help weatherize Hoosier homes. However, the company said the amount it will cap the matches at $200,000. The donations will go to the company’s Share the Warmth program. It is designed to help weatherize homes […]

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Ivy Tech combines Evansville, Bloomington, Tell City locations into one region

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College will combine its Bloomington and Southwest regions and appoint one chancellor to oversee the campuses in both areas as part of a larger reorganization of the statewide school. The change comes as chancellors in both regions retire and the school is moving toward larger regions in […]

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