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General Assembly Concludes Special Session

Thursday, May 17, 2018

On May 14, the General Assembly convened for a one-day special session to pass five important bills that could not wait until the next regular session in 2019 to become law. These included bills to increase funding for school security, support at-risk schools and align Indiana with the major federal tax reform passed by Congress in 2017. more »

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarships Awarded

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Last month, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education awarded 200 scholarships to Indiana high school seniors and college students interested in pursuing a career in education. The second class of the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship was selected through a competitive process based on academic achievement and other factors. more »

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Friday, May 4, 2018

Millions of Americans struggle with mental health issues. In Indiana, as many as one in 17 people are living with a serious mental illness like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression or post-traumatic stress disorder. more »

Improving Indiana's Economy

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Indiana‚Äôs economy continues to thrive, with our state consistently being named one of the best states for doing business and more than one million jobs expected to become available between now and 2025. more »

Supporting Indiana Foster Children and Parents

Friday, April 20, 2018

According to a preliminary report recently released by the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group, the number of Hoosier children in out-of-home care increased by nearly 8,000 between December 2012 and December 2017. more »