May is National Historic Preservation Month. This is the month when federal, state, and local governments, non-profits, and other organizations engage in a special effort to instill pride in our histories, promote heritage tourism, and show the economic and social benefits of historic preservation.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller Tuesday announced the creation of the Public Integrity Coalition, aimed at helping curb public corruption in Indiana.
Attorney General Zoeller describes his role in the coalition as a “force-multiplier,” facilitating efforts between groups such as the State Board of Accounts and the Association of Indiana Counties along with local government leaders to educate and train public officials and employees on best practices for handling taxpayer dollars.
More than a million Hoosiers don’t know where their next meal will come from or when it will come, according to a report from Feeding America.
Nearly 16 percent of Indiana residents are food insecure – that includes nearly 346,000 children.
More than half likely qualify for federal assistance, such as food stamps. But 31 percent of those considered food insecure earn income above federal assistance eligibility levels – meaning their only access to help comes from charitable organizations.
The State Fairgrounds Coliseum officially reopened Thursday after 17 months of reconstruction. Governor Mike Pence says the 63 million dollar renovation will help ensure the building remains the jewel at the center of the State Fair for decades.
While the exterior of the Fairgrounds landmark remains largely unchanged, inside is a new LED video scoreboard, a video ribbon board that lines the seating arena, and more than 70 wall-mounted flat screen monitors.