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Bill for 211 services sails through Statehouse

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana legislators are hoping to improve the 211 telephone system with a change in overseers. Indiana 211 offers information to Hoosiers who need help with emotional or physical abuse, public health, housing, veteran’s aid, and other health and human services. The line is accessible in all 92 counties, 24/7, […]

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Gubernatorial candidates discuss violence, vouchers and mass transit

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — For the first time, gubernatorial candidates Democrat John Gregg, Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb and Libertarian Rex Bell took the stage together at Central Library Sunday to discuss issues regarding public transit, school choice vouchers and recent perceived police violence. Public Transit Infrastructure in the Hoosier state could make […]

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Walmart offers grants to nonprofit organizations

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Walmart Foundation will accept grant applications from Hoosier nonprofit organizations for its State Giving Program beginning on Aug. 29. The foundation will award grants between $25,000 and $200,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations that help underserved populations. The grant will fund programs that focus on hunger relief and healthy eating, career […]

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Life for Hoosier children improves in education, health

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — New data shows Indiana children are seeing improvements in health and education, but their economic well-being as well as family and community is decreasing. “There’s a lot of room for hopefulness in this year’s rankings and this data,” said Tami Silverman, president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute. […]