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Criminal use of drones penalties fly to governor

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The General Assembly is working to keep up with drone technology. Senate Bill 299, which creates penalties for Hoosiers who fly drones and knowingly violate a person’s privacy, is headed to the governor’s desk for his consideration. Under this legislation, misuse of a drone includes the following: a sex offender […]

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Indiana’s technology industry renaissance

By Derreck Stahly TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Graduates looking for a career in Indiana’s technology sector won’t have to move to the Silicon Valley to find their dream job. Recently Indiana has been experiencing a technology revolution. The technology sector in Indiana is one of the fastest growing sectors in Indiana right now according to Tech […]

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Healthcare tech company plans to create 108 new jobs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — TriMedx, a provider of healthcare technology management services, is expanding its business in Indiana with plans to create up to 108 new jobs by 2020. The company serves more than 1,800 healthcare facilities around the world and will exceed $500 million in revenue for 2016. TriMedx will invest more than $21.5 […]

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160 new jobs headed to Indiana through two company expansions

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Two national companies announced plans to expand their facilities to the Hoosier state Tuesday. Torchlite, a digital marketing service provider, is expected to create 140 jobs in Indiana by 2019 and AMKUS Rescue Systems, a firefighting equipment manufacturer, is expected to create up to 20 new jobs. Torchlite The woman-owned […]

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Department of Education announces launch of INschool 2.0 mobile app

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz, announced the launch of a new version of the department’s mobile app Thursday. “Administrators and teachers have been communicating with parents via report cards, flyers and parent-teacher conferences for decades,” Ritz said. “And over the past decade, there have been a number of technological […]

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High school diploma changes approved

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved proposed changes to Indiana’s high school diploma requirements on Thursday. “The new diploma requirements are more academically challenging and set clearer expectations for college and career readiness,” said Teresa Lubbers, Indiana commissioner for higher education. “Our goal is for all students to be […]

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New law: Universities to add and upgrade buildings

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Several universities will receive funding from the state to renovate and construct new and improved buildings for students under the two-year budget passed by the General Assembly earlier this year. Six universities will receive funding in the form of bonds, totaling over $300,000,000. Stephanie Wilson, spokesperson for the Indiana […]

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30 students earn scholarships for anti-texting and driving messages

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann honored 30 Indiana high school and college students who earned $5,000 scholarships by creating social media messages to discourage texting and driving. The students competed for prizes by urging their social media followers to “Drive Now. TXT L8R.” The result: the hashtag #TXTL8RIN appeared in […]

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State: IN.gov was not hacked, info was already public

By Kiara Patton TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state is disputing claims that the Vikingdom group has accessed secure files from the IN.gov website. Indiana Office of Technology officials said Thursday the system was not hacked and remains secure. The documents posted by the group were public information that was made accessible intentionally by the IN.gov […]

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Committee passes bill to OK online gambling on horse racing

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Internet gambling is one step closer to becoming a reality in Indiana after a bill meant to allow Hoosiers to place horse racing bets online passed a Senate committee. House Bill 1270 passed the Public Policy Committee on Wednesday, but Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, said the bill is still […]

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