Mailing absentee ballot applications to Marion County’s nearly 650,000 registered voters is expected to cost $550,000 for the primary. The council also allocated $550,000 for the fall, in case social distancing is still being encouraged at that time.
Baker Lab had asked companies and people capable of processing data to join in on the massive project to find a vaccine while their computers are idle.
The morgue will support hospitals and long-term care facilities that could see a significant increase in deaths caused by COVID-19.
The fund will support the immediate needs of schools and students with limited access to technology and long-term e-learning solutions, including the launch of an e-learning lab that will be open to all schools statewide.
The pandemic has been incredibly disruptive for the airline industry, and Republic, a regional carrier, is feeling the pain. The health crisis has led to a “rapid erosion” of Republic’s daily flight schedule.
The two temporary shelters, which are intended for healthy residents, have a combined capacity of 85.
Nearly $350 billion in forgivable federally backed loans could be a lifeline for small businesses and their employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Surge Academy, designed by the Chicago-based not-for-profit Surge Institute, got its start in Kansas City last year. Its entry into Indianapolis is being made possible through a partnership with The Mind Trust.
Schools had previously been closed through May 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The order by Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett had been set to expire on Monday.
Eli Lilly and Co.’s treatment Emgality and Teva Pharmaceutical’s drug Ajovy were approved within months of each other in 2018.
Nearly $3 million has already been committed to the fund, including $1 million from Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc. and $1.5 million from the city of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis International Airport’s budget is bound to take a hit from a major decrease in passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic, but airport officials say they have made preparations for economic disruption.
Many of those workers already live paycheck to paycheck—and a disruption in the flow of those checks could set off long-term financial problems. Foreclosures, evictions, bankruptcies, repossessions and more.
A former Senate budget writer said the hit to the state budget could be bigger than during the Great Recession, when state revenue dropped 15% over two years.
Council Minority Leader Brian Mowery said his caucus believes returning Blue Indy spots to non-metered public parking would be beneficial to businesses.
The order will be in effect for at least seven days. Hogsett plans to seek permission from the Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday night to extend the order to April 5.
The fund, called the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund, received a $15 million donation from Lilly Endowment Inc. and $500,000 contributions from three other organizations.
The council committed to addressing the problem throughout city-county government by passing a special resolution outlining steps that will be taken to move the needle on the issue.