On one hand, Holcomb has the opportunity to show voters how he can handle a dire crisis. On the other hand, if he miscalculates how quickly the state should reopen, it’ll be in front of millions of voters with a deep, vested interest.
According to a recent poll conducted by Indy Politics and Change Research, 63% of Hoosiers say they approve of how Holcomb has responded to the pandemic, and 54% say the state is headed in the right direction. But Holcomb’s overall approval rate—at 47%—trailed the numbers for his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Holcomb’s petition also challenges Curtis Hill’s decision to appoint his chief deputy to serve in his absence.
The reopening of shops—at no more than 50% of capacity—is part of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan to gradually relax social distancing rules over the next nine weeks.
The governor was criticized for violating two of the recommendations he’s made to Hoosiers, most recently in the “Back on Track” plan he released on Friday that is aimed at reopening Indiana economy in a phased approach through July 4.
Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday during his press briefing that cities, towns and counties will be eligible for a certain portion of the $300 million based on population.
The state is launching a marketplace for small businesses to help them acquire the face masks, sanitizer and other supplies they might need to reopen.
Simon says it won’t defy state-at-home orders in reopening malls, calls speculation it might ‘very offensive’
A company official said it’s “preposterous” to think the company would reopen its malls, especially those in its home state, while stay-at-home orders are still in place.
And Gov. Eric Holcomb promised that later this week, he’ll provide a plan to start returning Hoosiers to work.
Indiana is expected to be one of the first states to perform such a study, Gov. Eric Holcomb said when it was announced during a Thursday press briefing.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said Monday the state would re-evaluate whether to allow hospitals and surgery centers to resume services at 11:59 p.m. Sunday if they have sufficient protective equipment for treating COVID-19 patients.
Health officials examined about 8,000 coronavirus cases in Indiana and found about one-third visited an emergency room and about a quarter were hospitalized.
Indiana governor said employees must have “a very high level of confidence about the workplace” when businesses reopen.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has said he’s talked with regional governors, but he has not said publicly whether Midwest states’ economies should reopen as a group.
Winnebago and other RV manufacturers temporarily idled their manufacturing plants last month after stay-at-home orders were issued in Indiana and other states where RVs are produced.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which President Donald Trump signed into law on March 27, provided $2 trillion in economic aid for business, hospitals and governments struggling with the impact of the pandemic.
The state health department laid out new orders Wednesday in an effort to protect elderly and confined Hoosiers from contracting the disease, Meanwhile, Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard is coordinating testing for nursing home residents in his city.
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in Indiana, many regular aspects of life have come to a halt, but one normalcy is continuing: road construction.
Beyond COVID podcast: Why a 90-day sprint is key to getting your company ready for the economy to restart
In this first episode of IBJ’s Beyond COVID podcast, Matt Neff offers advice for businesses trying to get back on track. And IBJ reporter Lindsey Erdody provides an update about Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order and, in particular, how the latest iteration affects liquor stores.
Gov. Eric Holcomb acknowledged the state is facing a potential mental-health crisis, and said he is committed to offering services to Hoosiers who are feeling troubled.