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Holcomb appoints first ever secretary of career connections and talent

By Christian Sullivan TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – New position in Gov. Eric Holcomb’s cabinet is designed to connect Hoosiers with employers.  “We are also, very, well aware of this silver tsunami that is coming our way with so many baby boomers retiring over the next decade,” Holcomb said. “We have to be prepared to fill all […]

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‘American hero’ McCain gains support from Hoosiers in his cancer battle

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier leaders are sharing encouraging words with U.S. Sen. John McCain following his brain cancer diagnosis. McCain is known as a tough fighter, both in politics and during his time spent as a POW in Vietnam. U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, who represents Indiana’s 6th District as a Republican, said McCain […]

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State ends fiscal year with budget surplus

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana leaders said Hoosiers can have a sense of security in the state’s finances. Indiana’s 2017 Fiscal Closeout Report, which officials released Wednesday, showed a $42 million surplus and reserves at almost $1.8 billion. This is good news for taxpayers, said Auditor of the State Tera Klutz, because the […]

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Hendrickson latest Hoosier leader to join Trump administration

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump is pulling yet another Hoosier out of Indiana and into Washington, D.C. Brandye Hendrickson, current Indiana State Personnel Department director, has been chosen to take on the role of deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Her last day serving in Indiana will be Friday. “I am […]

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First five years of state’s road construction plan unveiled

By Christian Sullivan  TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Patience will be a key virtue for Hoosiers on the road as the state rolls out an infrastructure plan designed to take place over the next 20 years.   Gov. Eric Holcomb, joined by INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness and other Statehouse leaders, uncovered the new program to improve Indiana’s roads […]

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Hoosier serviceman killed in military plane crash

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers are mourning the death of Ryan Lohrey, an Indiana native Navy corpsman. Lohrey was one of 16 servicemen killed in a plane crash Monday. The tanker plane carrying the servicemen crashed in rural Mississippi. “Words cannot express the depth of sorrow I feel for his wife and two young […]

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State expands treatment options in fight against drug epidemic

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com GREENWOOD, Ind. – Soon Hoosiers struggling with drug addiction will have more access to treatment. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is adding five opioid treatment centers, making a total of 19 in the state. These treatment centers will offer medication assisted treatment or “MAT,” which includes medication and counseling […]

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State job applicants no longer required to initially reveal criminal history

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The state of Indiana will no longer ask executive branch job candidates if they have a criminal history on initial employment applications. Gov. Eric Holcomb made the change by issuing an executive order Thursday. “This executive order will give Hoosiers with criminal records a second chance by helping them […]

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Holcomb ceremonially signs pre-K expansion legislation

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — With 15 preschoolers surrounding him, Gov. Eric Holcomb praised leaders for progress on both sides of the aisle during the last legislative session before ceremonially signing a bill that expands access to pre-K. “This most recent session that we came out of has been heralded as one of the […]

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Goff named to the state Supreme Court

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Christopher Goff as the 110th member of the Indiana Supreme Court. “Judge Goff’s superb personal and professional qualities are evident to everyone who meets him,” Holcomb said during Monday’s announcement. “He has a profound respect for the Constitution and the rights and principles embodied […]