Two measures signed by President Trump on Saturday aim to provide $400 in weekly unemployment aid and defer payroll tax payments for people who earn less than $100,000. Two other are related to eviction protections and student loan relief.
Marion County saw an increase of 198 cases, the 23nd straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100.
But the leader of the Indiana Senate doubles down on his statement that he can’t guarantee full funding for schools that don’t offer an in-person option for students.
Indiana’s monthly revenue report, released Friday, shows that the state is still falling short of the funds that were expected when the forecast was made last December.
State auditors said Daleville Community Schools failed to hold Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy to their charter contracts, review the schools’ finances, or press for improvements.
White House adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that President Trump is poised to sign executive orders deferring payroll taxes and taking other steps to address the weak economy if there’s no deal with congressional Democrats.
The governor tested positive using a rapid test Thursday, before testing negative later in the day using a more sensitive laboratory-developed test.
The new postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, offered a gloomy picture of the 630,00-employee agency Friday in his first public remarks since taking the top job in June.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday said the small number of loans approved so far would likely expand by a significant amount in coming months, especially if the pandemic worsens.
About 60 entertainment stages, bars and studios across Indiana have joined forces in a new association to fight for government assistance they say is needed to survive.
For weeks, camps of people experiencing homelessness and those suffering from substance use disorders have settled in on Monument Circle and near City Market.
Though work on the Purple Line and Blue Line bus rapid transit lines will continue, transit system says some other planned route improvements are on hold.
Prosecutors say the court should deny William Meek’s request to travel to Mexico for his birthday while he awaits trial on multiple fraud charges.
The move by Mayor Andy Cook follows a controversy in July over contracts for Grand Park Sports Campus and his veto of a city council resolution for review and approval of all Grand Parks contracts.
The proposed complex next to the Madam Walker Legacy Center would include about 344 apartment units ranging from studios to three bedrooms, with most of those likely used by IUPUI students.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday also reported the testing of 12,884 more individuals, the second-highest total during the pandemic. The previous high was 13,540 on June 18.
July’s job gain was much lower than June’s 4.8 million and May’s 2.7 million jobs. The unemployment rate did decline in July, from 11.1% to 10.2%.
Energy Harness says its new product uses ultraviolet light to remove the pathogen from indoor spaces while people are present.
White House officials and Democratic leaders ended a three-hour negotiation Thursday evening without a coronavirus relief deal or even a clear path forward, with both sides remaining far part on critical issues.