Holcomb Details 2019 Next Level Agenda
Governor Eric Holcomb has unveiled his legislative and administrative priorities ahead of the 2019 Indiana General Assembly. The governor says his Next Level Agenda continues an ongoing focus on jobs, economic growth, health, infrastructure and government service. During a presentation Thursday, the governor also revealed his Next Level Trails program, which aims to provide $90 million in grants for new hiking, biking and riding trails throughout the state.
I-65 Projects Land $40M in Funding
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Indiana $40 million in grants for major interstate projects. The Indiana Department of Transportation will use the two $20 million grants for the South Central and North Central I-65 expansion projects. The South Central Indiana Expansion Project aims to increase capacity on I-65 between SR 58 and SR 56. It involves reconstructing two lanes and adding a travel lane and shoulders to the northbound and southbound lanes. INDOT will also…
Expansion Announcement Set For Fort Wayne
State and local officials are set to make an economic development announcement Friday afternoon in Fort Wayne. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and Mayor Tom Henry will be on hand to detail the expansion of a tech company in the Allen County city.
Strada Takes Wraps Off Downtown Indy HQ
Indianapolis-based Strada Education Network has cut the ribbon on its new downtown Indy headquarters. The national education nonprofit says the space in Market Tower not only houses its 80 Indy-based employees, but provides much-needed meeting space to host its partner organizations. Strada looks to strengthen pathways between education and employment, especially among low-income students and Americans without a post-high school degree.
The Heritage Group Founder to be Remembered
Services are set for noted businessman and philanthropist Fred Fehsenfeld, founder of Indianapolis-based The Heritage Group, who passed away last week at the age of 94. Fehsenfeld, a graduate of Purdue University and decorated World War II veteran, will be remembered Saturday during a Celebration of Life, at The Center on the northwest side of Indianapolis.