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 »
Indiana’s 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 »
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 »
The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus (GLLC), a nonpartisan group of lawmakers from eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces that focuses on issues and policies concerning the Great Lakes, recently elected State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) to chair the Caucus during 2019 and 2020.
Earlier this week, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced the finalization of a partnership agreement with the Mid State Corridor Regional Development Authority (RDA) to review the possibility of constructing a highway in rural southwest Indiana. The Mid State Corridor RDA was formed as a result of Senate Enrolled Act 128, authored by State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) in 2017.