Indiana - Coronavirus Press Clips Archive

Indiana requests $300M for jobless benefits

Indianapolis Star - 9/17/2020

Democrats want state to disperse federal aid

Journal Gazette.net - 9/16/2020

State again ranks high in responding to census

Journal Gazette.net - 9/16/2020

Indiana still sitting on $1.3 billion in COVID-19-relief money

Journal Gazette.net - 9/15/2020

Indiana using one-time payment to distribute Trump's $300 a week in unemployment relief

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/14/2020

COVID-19 tax payment delays muddy Indiana's revenue picture

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/11/2020

State to open 100 new testing sites

Journal Gazette.net - 9/10/2020

Indiana House set to relocate to protect lawmakers from COVID-19

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/9/2020

$19 million in state matching grants directed to school safety

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/8/2020

Indiana program slow in paying out money to those exonerated

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/8/2020

Housing assistance available to youth who age out of foster care

Indianapolis Star - 9/8/2020

State set to apply for federal loan

Journal Gazette.net - 9/6/2020

State board votes to ensure schools receive full funding for virtual instruction in fall semester

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/2/2020

State board adjusts student count during pandemic to fully fund schools

Journal Gazette.net - 9/2/2020

Federal funds to aid local airport infrastructure projects

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 9/1/2020

August

Indiana expands job training program to people with degrees

Associated Press – 8/29/2020

Free program offered to settle evictions

Indianapolis Star - 8/26/2020

Gary schools to ask for tax increase to help end state takeover, fund teacher raises

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/25/2020

Hoosiers to get $300 extra in jobless aid

Indianapolis Star - 8/24/2020

Schools receive grants for tech

Journal Gazette.net - 8/21/2020

New state cases fall, but goals not met

Journal Gazette.net - 8/20/2020

State awards $61 million in grants to improve remote learning

Indianapolis Star - 8/19/2020

Indiana applies for federal unemployment aid

Indianapolis Star - 8/19/2020

Indiana Lottery profits fall as big jackpot games slump

Journal Gazette.net - 8/19/2020

Indiana arts, tourism groups can compete for $10M in aid

Journal Gazette.net - 8/17/2020

Holcomb proposes school funding fix due to pandemic

Indianapolis Star - 8/12/2020

State grants available to aid arts, tourism organizations impacted by COVID-19

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/11/2020

All-virtual schools risk funding cut

Journal Gazette.net - 8/8/2020

Indiana recoups $900M in delayed income tax payments

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/7/2020

What we know about possible school budget cuts

Indianapolis Star - 8/7/2020

Indianas unemployment trust fund running low

Indianapolis Star - 8/7/2020

Indiana schools going online-only risk losing 15% of state funding, Senate leader warns

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/6/2020

Indiana lifting eviction, utility shutoff moratoriums on Aug. 14, governor says

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/5/2020

$1 billion ID'd for CARES spending

Journal Gazette.net - 8/5/2020

Indiana teachers might walk out if state, local leaders don't prioritize school safety

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 8/4/2020

Heres how Indiana spent coronavirus cash

Indianapolis Star - 8/4/2020

Unemployment compensation still hard to get for some Hoosiers

Indianapolis Star - 8/2/2020

July

Indiana governor urges virus safety steps, not tougher rules

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/29/2020

Indiana legislators figuring out how to meet, pass new laws amid COVID-19

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/23/2020

New lab helps teachers with online instruction

Indianapolis Star - 7/22/2020

Democrats seek special legislative session to tackle COVID-19, racial inequality

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/21/2020

Holcomb, GOP governors ask Congress to protect businesses, schools from COVID-19 lawsuits

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/21/2020

Legislators look for safe options

Journal Gazette.net - 7/19/2020

State Democrats call for funding assurances as schools prepare to reopen amid pandemic

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/17/2020

State ends fiscal year $1.4 billion short of revenue collection goal

Greensburg Daily News – 7/17/2020

Coronavirus whacks Indiana finances but state reserves blunt impact

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/16/2020

State had $882 million deficit, relied on surplus to stay in black

Journal Gazette.net - 7/16/2020

Governor keeps reopening of Indiana economy paused due to growing COVID-19 case counts

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/15/2020

Gov. Holcomb leaves Indiana school reopening decisions to local districts
Post Tribune – 7/15/2020

Black state lawmakers demand prompt action in response to Bloomington racial attack

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 7/12/2020

Study: State funding hurts Indy metro area

Indianapolis Star - 7/8/2020

Holcomb pauses Indiana reopening plan, introduces mask campaign

Associated Press – 7/1/2020

June

Indiana regulators deny request from NIPSCO, other utilities to charge customers for lost revenue during the pandemic

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/29/2020

Indiana schools can apply for state grants to improve remote learning

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/28/2020

Indiana housing advocates applaud state rent program

Indianapolis Star - 6/26/2020

State rent assistance announced for tenants affected by COVID-19

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/24/2020

State-distributed masks among precautions for school opening

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/24/2020

Here are the new Indiana laws to know before they take effect July 1

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/24/2020

New Indiana law will impose $500 fine for holding phone while driving

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/23/2020

Ameristar Casino to permanently lay off 127 workers because of COVID-19 restrictions

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/23/2020

Indiana unemployment falls to 12.3%

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/23/2020

New grant will help schools buy laptops, hotspots

Indianapolis Star - 6/22/2020

Time is running out for Hoosiers who delayed paying income taxes due to COVID-19

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/22/2020

State to negotiate 2-year extension of Gary schools takeover services

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/18/2020

K-12 schools 'spared knife' in state budget cuts

Journal Gazette.net - 6/17/2020

Holcomb: No budget cuts for K-12 schools

Indianapolis Star - 6/17/2020

State health officials weigh in on plans to open Indiana schools

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/16/2020

Indiana to open COVID-19 testing sites to everyone who lives or works in the state

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/12/2020

State to cut $103 million for higher education

Journal Gazette.net - 6/12/2020

State looking to fund advanced manufacturing startups

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/10/2020

Partial reopening of Indiana's economy helps boost state tax revenue in May

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/9/2020

Indiana schools to have flexibility when reopening

Journal Gazette.net - 6/9/2020

Indiana casinos ready to roll the dice on reopening amid coronavirus pandemic

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/8/2020

Indiana state revenues fall 20% in May

Indianapolis Star - 6/8/2020

Indiana SNAP recipients now can purchase groceries for delivery by Amazon, Walmart

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 6/4/2020

May

Schools eye referendums as budget uncertainty looms

Indianapolis Star - 5/30/2020

What we learned in Holcombs coronavirus update

Indianapolis Star - 5/29/2020

How Indiana child care providers can apply for coronavirus aid

Indianapolis Star - 5/28/2020

State still considering use of funds

Journal Gazette.net - 5/28/2020

Holcomb tells of stress on budget

Journal Gazette.net - 5/23/2020

State budget cuts dont apply to schools yet

Indianapolis Star - 5/22/2020

State tells agencies to cut budgets

Journal Gazette.net - 5/22/2020

Holcomb to cut state budgets by 15% due to coronavirus pandemic

Indianapolis Star - 5/22/2020

Indiana governor seeks spending cuts with tax revenue drop

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/22/2020

What we learned in Holcombs coronavirus update

Indianapolis Star - 5/20/2020

'It could be a lot worse': Hoosier Lottery sees modest sales drop amid COVID-19 pandemic

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/19/2020

State mandates strict health and safety standards before Indiana casinos can reopen

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/17/2020

State tells districts to ignore aid guidance

Journal Gazette.net - 5/14/2020

General Assembly begins thinking about COVID-19 adjustments to legislative process

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/13/2020

No money wagered at Indiana casinos in April for first time in quarter-century

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/11/2020

Indiana state revenues plunge $1 billion in April

Indianapolis Star - 5/11/2020

Fund aiding state immigrants

Journal Gazette.net - 5/10/2020

State coffers short $964 million

Journal Gazette.net - 5/9/2020

Indiana tax revenue plummets; 'significant' spending cuts on tap

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/8/2020

Holcomb: We are not gambling with peoples lives

Indianapolis Star - 5/8/2020

Indiana casinos likely to stay closed until at least mid-June

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/7/2020

State lawmaker urges governor to release COVID-19 data on nursing homes to public

Indianapolis Star - 5/6/2020

State offering few clues on federal cash

Journal Gazette.net - 5/3/2020

Hoosiers still can electronically file their income taxes for free

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/2/2020

Casino workers stage online rally for workplace safety

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 5/1/2020

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April

Coronavirus benefits announced for SNAP recipients and more

Indianapolis Star - 4/27/2020

Governor suspends some business regulations during coronavirus emergency

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/24/2020

Young urges states to use aid only against virus

Journal Gazette.net - 4/24/2020

State agencies cutting costs, freezing hiring amid COVID-19 tax revenue hit

KPC News – 4/24/2020

New unemployment claims in Indiana triple those at the depth of the Great Recession

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/23/2020

Millions in coronavirus aid going unspent at colleges

Indianapolis Star - 4/23/2020

What will school look like in summer and fall under Indiana social distancing?

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/22/2020

80% of Hoosier small businesses still waiting on Paycheck Protection Program loans

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/21/2020

Indiana stay-at-home order extended to May 1 by governor

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/20/2020

Hoosiers could see extra unemployment aid soon

Indianapolis Star - 4/16/2020

Midwestern governors agree to work together on reopening economies

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/16/2020

State officials cautiously optimistic about 'flattening the curve'; Valpo mayor part of conference

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/15/2020

Black lawmakers seeking policy changes in response to racial disparities in COVID-19 infections, deaths

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/14/2020

Indiana state revenues plunge in March

Indianapolis Star - 4/14/2020

Indianas unemployment funds will run out, experts say

Indianapolis Star - 4/14/2020

Holcomb hints at possible loosening of Indiana's stay-at-home order next week

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/13/2020

State sees 1st hits to revenues from virus

Journal Gazette.net - 4/11/2020

Gov. Holcomb announces task force to track COVID-19 spending

News-Sentinel - 4/10/2020

Indiana sportsbooks miss $125 million in March wagers

Indianapolis Star - 4/10/2020

Indiana could receive more than $2.6B from federal stimulus package for state, local spending

Indiana Business Journal – 4/10/2020

State awards road funds for cities, counties

Journal Gazette.net - 4/8/2020

COVID-19 sparks concern over flood resources

Indianapolis Star - 4/5/2020

State lawmaker seeks small business stabilization fund to provide grants to employers

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/3/2020

Indiana schools to stay closed through end of school year

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/2/2020

State health programs suspend cost-sharing to ensure no one loses coverage

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 4/2/2020

March

State to offer free FAFSA guidance in virtual event ahead of April filing deadline

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/31/2020

Halt in casino revenue brings spending freeze to Michigan City

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/31/2020

Hoosiers needing extra cash can search Indiana's unclaimed property database

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/31/2020

Holcomb favors postponing Indiana primary elections; secretary of state crafting plan

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/31/2020

Indiana governor orders Hoosiers to stay home until April 7, except for essential needs

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/31/2020

Indiana finances take a big blow from coronavirus crisis

News-Sentinel - 3/30/2020

Indiana leaders not planning education funding cut to weather COVID-19 revenue drop

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/30/2020

COVID-19 threatens Indiana's surplus

Journal Gazette.net - 3/29/2020

Layoffs inundate Indiana workforce agency

Indianapolis Star - 3/25/2020

How Indiana colleges are handling refunds amid COVID-19

Indianapolis Star - 3/24/2020

Indiana governor redirects budget surplus amid COVID-19 economic fallout

Bond Buyer – 3/23/2020

Holcomb announces new virus measures

Journal Gazette.net - 3/20/2020

Holcomb favors postponing Indiana primary elections; secretary of state crafting plan

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/19/2020

Holcomb tries to ease financial crush of virus

Indianapolis Star - 3/19/2020

Governor implementing numerous state policy changes due to coronavirus

Northwest Indiana Times (nwitimes.com) - 3/19/2020

Gov. Holcomb, Mayor Hogsett announce unprecedented moves to deter spread of coronavirus

Indianapolis Star – 3/12/2020

State health department confirms first case of COVID-19 in Hoosier with recent travel

Journal Gazette.net - 3/6/2020

Gov. Holcomb announces first coronavirus case, declares Indiana public health emergency

Fox 59 – 3/6/2020