Gov. Eric Holcomb said the budget agency is estimating that Indiana could take in $3 billion less than expected during the last two months of fiscal year 2020—which ends June 30—and fiscal year 2021.
Stage 3 of the governor’s roadmap, scheduled to start Sunday, is set to increase the social gathering limit from 25 people to 100, allow retailers to go from operating at 50% capacity to 75% capacity, let fitness centers reopen and allow movie theaters to open at 50% capacity.
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.
Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita said Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is “very badly wounded” because of the 30-day suspension of his law license.
After the Indiana Supreme Court suspended his law license for 30 days, Attorney General Curtis Hill named his chief deputy to take over the office in his absence.
Budget officials predicted Indiana would collect nearly $2.2 billion in revenue in April, but it only received $1.23 billion, for a difference of $964 million.
A federal investigation into how the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration reviewed an Amazon employee’s death in 2017 has found that the state agency should not have dismissed the safety violations.
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.
Across Indiana, local health departments have been scrambling to keep up with the job of tracking, one patient at a time, the spread of the virus that has already claimed the lives of more than 900 Hoosiers.
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.
By outsourcing the job to Virginia-based Maximus Inc., Indiana health officials hope to take the burden off of local health departments for the time-consuming job of contacting all COVID patients and learning who they might have exposed.
Woody Myers on Wednesday released a plan that includes establishing a state-funded stimulus program for small businesses, creating a small business recovery task force and launching a “Buy Indiana First” campaign.
And Gov. Eric Holcomb promised that later this week, he’ll provide a plan to start returning Hoosiers to work.
Supporters of a vote-by-mail system are hopeful the temporary expansion in Indiana opens the door for a permanent no-excuse policy.
State and local government budgets are expected to be hit hard as a result of restaurants, retailers and other businesses being closed for weeks.
Indiana will continue to receive payments as long as tobacco manufacturers continue selling cigarettes in the state.
Former Indiana Department of Revenue Commissioner Adam Krupp announced Tuesday morning that he is calling off his run to unseat incumbent Attorney General Curtis Hill. Meanwhile, another Republican announced his candidacy.