Holcomb on Wednesday announced he signed an order providing up to four weeks of paid leave for parents after the birth of a newborn or adoption. The policy was part of Holcomb’s 2018 agenda.
The governor called the performance of one of the biggest online schools, Indiana Virtual, “unsatisfactory.” It has received more than $20 million in state funding while graduating about 61 students.
Gov. Eric Holcomb says his workforce plan won’t just replace existing bureaucracy with new bureaucracy. He said he wants to “make sure we’re getting folks at the local level not just around the table, but that they have both the flexibility and the funding” to make necessary changes.
Jim Bopp filed the suit on behalf of a trucking trade group and claimed Indiana lacks the authority to collect $100 million annually in fees from nearly 400,000 truckers.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said there would be “no more stove-pipe approach,” referring to criticisms by some legislative leaders that the workforce development system is convoluted and divided into isolated silos.
John Ketzenberger, a longtime local journalist who has been credited for stabilizing the institute’s finances, is mum so far on his plans after leaving the post.
Steve Braun says Inquidia Consulting was uniquely qualified to help create the state’s groundbreaking “Demand Driven Workforce System,” which will influence how millions of dollars in training and education money is spent.
State officials say the interchange on the northeast outskirts of downtown is 50 years old and reaching the end of its useful life. But project details are still fuzzy.
The state of Indiana has been clamoring to collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers. The only problem is a U.S. Supreme Court decision that says it can’t.
Preservationists say they are concerned about the potential impact on recreation and endangered species. Forestry officials say selection techniques will be used to improve, not harm, the forest.
Announced Monday, the state training grant program would provide up to $2,500 per employee to companies that hire, train and retain workers for at least six months.
As the incoming secretary of career connections and talent, Milo faces the task of unifying and clarifying a system that has been described by top Indiana leaders as disjointed.
Many of the salaries of those running state agencies under Gov. Eric Holcomb have remained at or near those of the previous administration, but a handful have seen notable pay boosts.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is not ruling out a tax increase should congressional Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law result in cuts to Medicaid, which funds the state's HIP 2.0 program.
Gov. Eric Holcomb included $554.3 million in state funding for the Martinsville-to-Indianapolis stretch of I-69, known as Section 6, in his recently released $5.1 billion Next Level Roads Plan.