Gov. Eric Holcomb

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Indiana is moving forward early to the next stage of its plan to relax COVID-19 restrictions. Stage 3 of the governor’s “Back On Track” timeline will now begin Friday for all but three counties statewide.

Holcomb Wants Supreme Court's Guidance On Curtis Hill

May 12, 2020
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Gov. Eric Holcomb wants the Indiana Supreme Court to clarify what Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license suspension means for his future.

The Supreme Court Monday suspended Hill’s license for 30 days after it concluded he criminally battered four women in 2018.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb says he fully supports county and local governments delaying worship services in the state, following Marion and Monroe counties extending their “Stay-At-Home” orders. 

Religious services statewide will be allowed to reopen on Friday, as long as they observe social distancing.

Faith Church

 

Indiana’s places of worship can resume in-person services -- using social distancing guidelines -- starting May 8, under Stage 2 of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan to reopen the state. This week, Holcomb said those places of worship would act as a “test or control group” that would help inform the state’s response to COVID-19.

 

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Gov. Eric Holcomb didn’t shed any more light Monday on how businesses can be reasonably expected to enforce new COVID-19 restrictions as they’re allowed to reopen.

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In Governor Eric Holcomb’s daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, he was asked about a CNBC report that Simon Property Group would start reopening malls across the country Friday. 

The company is headquartered in Indianapolis and owns 10 malls in Indiana, including College Mall in Bloomington.

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Indiana officials announced a partnership Tuesday that will dramatically expand the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is developing workplace standards to protect employees from the spread of the novel coronavirus.

That is all ahead of May 1, when the state plans to start reopening sectors of the economy. 

Before extending the state’s “Stay-At-Home” order, Holcomb asked business associations and industries for feedback on how they could protect workers.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb says he’s asking for input from businesses and associations across the state to help determine what sectors of the economy may begin to gradually reopen.

Holcomb announced Friday he would be extending the state’s “Stay-At-Home” order through May 1, falling in line with neighboring states. Holcomb says he is working with the Indiana Hospital Association to ease restrictions on elective procedures, as long as personal protective equipment supplies and hospital capacity remain level. 

Lauren Chapman

 

Governors across several Midwest states – including Indiana – announced Thursday they will work together as they decide when to reopen the economy from their states’ “Stay-At-Home” orders.

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he’s already worked closely with neighboring states. The new coalition includes Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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