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Rainfall in Kosciusko Declared Natural Disaster, Loans Available

INDIANAPOLIS — Due to massive rainfall this summer, Kosciusko County, among 52 other Indiana counties, was approved for a secretarial disaster declaration as requested by Gov. Mike Pence, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, and Indiana Farm Service Agency Executive Director Julia A. Wickard.

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Pence Shows How To Respond To EPA’s ‘Clean Power’ Rule

INDIANAPOLIS — Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for commonsense, free-market energy policies, praised Governor Mike Pence’s previous commitment to not submit an implementation plan for the new Clean Power Plan rule and urged other state leaders to follow suit. AFP pointed out that the controversial rule is still under consideration by the courts and is expected to result in double digit annual electrical rate hikes and job losses.

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Kosciusko Amongst Counties For Requested Disaster Declaration

In a letter sent earlier this week to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack, Governor Mike Pence requested a secretarial disaster declaration for 53 … Read More

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Indiana Prepares To Implement Slow Down To Get Around Law

In conjunction with its 20th annual statewide Trash Can Open gathering of more than 100 industry representatives, the Indiana Chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today has kicked off efforts to urge motorists to become familiar with and obey a new law that goes into effect on July 1 that requires drivers to change lanes if possible or slow down to at least ten (10) miles per hour below the posted speed limit when passing a sanitation truck or risk a penalty of up to $500.

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Lawmakers Clarify RFRA Language To Protect Against Discrimination

Indiana Republican lawmakers say they have agreed on language to specify that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act does not allow for discrimination based on sexual … Read More

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IEDC Requests More Funding For Regional Cities Initiative

Community leaders from across Indiana urge state lawmakers to fully fund the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative at $84 million, after funding for the initiative was … Read More

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Indiana Launches Website Courting International Companies

InvestIndiana.com, a multi-language website promoting foreign direct investment in Indiana, has launched as a resource for international businesses considering Indiana for investment and job creation. … Read More