Eric Holcomb

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Gov. Eric Holcomb, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky (D-Merrillville), and U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) cut a ceremonial ribbon at the Indiana Dunes National Park. (Justin Hicks/IPB News)
Justin Hicks

A group of politicians from Indiana found themselves standing together in an unusual spot Tuesday morning – the middle of the woods. They were attending a celebration at what is now Indiana’s first national park.

Hundreds Rally For Abortion Rights At Statehouse

May 21, 2019
RaeVen Ridgell speaks to a crowd outside the Statehouse at an abortion rights rally. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse Tuesday as part of a coordinated effort to protest anti-abortion laws nationwide.

Top Holcomb Budget Leaders Departing Administration

May 17, 2019
State Budget Director Jason Dudich, left, and Office of Management and Budget Director Micah Vincent, right, are both departing the Holcomb administration. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Leadership at Indiana’s budget agencies is undergoing major changes.

Cummins Invests $68 Million For Expansion In Indiana

May 17, 2019
Cummins Inc. Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger announces the company's new investments in Indiana. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

Indiana-based Cummins announced plans for new growth as it celebrates 100 years. While at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday, the engine manufacturer announced it is looking towards the next century.

The Indiana NAACP is asking the state to include an environmental justice advocate on the new energy policy task force. The group met with Gov. Eric Holcomb to discuss the issue and other things this week. 

Indianapolis Tech Company MetaCX Announces Expansion

May 14, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb joined by city and MetaCX leaders gives remarks on the tech companies growth. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

An Indianapolis-based software start-up announced Tuesday it’s expanding and hiring as many as 75 employees over the next four years.

Former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) lies in state at the Indiana Statehouse. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), who died last month, returned to Indianapolis Tuesday, where he lies in state at the Statehouse.

Lugar To Lie In State Tuesday, Funeral Wednesday

May 12, 2019
Former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) passed away April 28. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Hoosiers will get the chance this week to say goodbye to former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), who passed away April 28. 

Holcomb Signs Off On Carbon Storage Project

May 10, 2019

A pilot project to store carbon dioxide emissions underground has gotten the green light from the governor. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law approving the pilot project as well as a statewide study of carbon capture. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb presented a check to the 933 Corridor Improvement Association as part of the Next Level Trails initiative. (Justin Hicks/IPB News)
Justin Hicks

Gov. Eric Holcomb presented a ceremonial check Thursday to celebrate the funding of a connection between two trails in northern Indiana. It’s part of the first round of grants awarded by the state’s Next Level Trails initiative.

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