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Governor Pence Issues Statement Regarding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SEA 101) in a private ceremony.

“Today I signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, because I support the freedom of religion for every Hoosier of every faith.

“The Constitution of the United States and the Indiana Constitution both provide strong recognition of the freedom of religion but today, …

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“Threatened” The Endangered Species Show

Fire Arts Inc. and the Indiana Chapter of the Sierra Club invite the public to a very special show, “Threatened,” The Endangered Species Show. This show features sculpture, ceramics and jewelry that depicts a few of the many earthly creatures and plant life whose existence is threatened by our changing world. The show will be open from April 3 – May 29. The opening reception …

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NIPSCO Shares in NiSource’s World’s Most Ethical Designation

NiSource Inc., NIPSCO’s parent company, has been designated as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the fourth consecutive year. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company.

“We are greatly honored …

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Governor Pence Statement on Passing of Former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske.

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske. A true public servant in every way, Sue focused on serving others—from her service in the military to that on behalf of Hoosiers in northwest Indiana in …

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The NFF Mourns the Passing of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

IRVING, TX – The leaders of The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame issued the following statements today on the passing of Father Theodore Hesburgh, who served as president of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987 and passed away Feb. 26 on the Notre Dame campus. He was 97. The NFF honored Father Hesburgh in 1975, presenting him the NFF Distinguished …

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Statement on Defeat of SJR 12 ‘Right to Farm’ in Indiana Senate

“We applaud the Indiana Senate for their thoughtful consideration of Senate Joint Resolution 12 and ultimately, their decision to not move the measure further forward this session which would have pushed an initiative to place unfair and unprecedented protection of Indiana’s industrial agriculture operators in Indiana’s state constitution. Today’s 22 yay, 28 nay vote defeating the measure should demonstrate to Hoosiers, who care about the …

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Right to Farm Constitutional Proposal Would Threaten Indiana Lakes and Rivers

INDIANAPOLIS – The Hoosier Environmental Council, Indiana’s largest environmental policy organization, is warning residents in Indiana’s lakeside communities about a sweeping measure moving through the Indiana General Assembly that could decrease their ability to protect the waterways they enjoy for recreation, drinking water and natural beauty.

Senate Joint Resolution 12, the so-called ‘Right to Farm’ amendment to the Indiana Constitution’s Bill of Rights would create …

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Commissioner Robertson Meets with Anthem Executives About Data Breach

Indianapolis – Indiana Department of Insurance Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson and members of his staff met with insurance company Anthem, Inc., leadership this morning to gather information regarding the data breach involving personal information of past and present enrollees. The data breach potentially affects individuals who are insured directly through Anthem, through their employer, and through Medicaid programs.

Anthem, an Indiana domestic company, assured Commissioner …

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Purdue Women Make Mark as Innovators, Entrepreneurs

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University has a long history of supporting strong women leaders. Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart taught at Purdue for several years, former dean Dorothy Stratton was named one of the first female academic deans in the country, and alumna and astronaut Janice Voss logged 18.8 million miles and 49 days in space including a total of 779 Earth orbits.

The trend …

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Gary/Chicago International Runway Extension on Track

Despite frigid winter temperatures, contractors working on the rail relocation and runway expansion project at the Gary/Chicago International Airport are 90% done removing the old railroad tracks and earthen berm that have blocked the runway expansion for more than a decade.

“With completion of the runway and relocation of the railroad tracks, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is poised to contribute significantly to the regional economy,” …

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