The same group who requested federal assistance for Flint, Michigan, is now stepping in for East Chicago, Indiana.
Posey County officials say damage was caused by a tornado in southeastern Illinois that killed one man.
East Chicago residents in the West Calumet Housing Complex have until March 1 to renew their Section 8 housing vouchers, given out late last year.
The measure slowly lowers the amount of money individuals can get for selling extra power back to utility companies. It passed the Senate 39-9 on Monday.
Groups like the Indiana Forest Alliance have advocated for years for a law requiring some of the state forests be preserved from logging.
The West Calumet Housing Complex will be torn down soon. But how the soil is remediated will determine the future of the lead and arsenic-contaminated site.
Hoosiers who generate energy, like solar panels, can sell excess energy to utilities at a retail rate, but a bill to change that leaves some lawmakers confused.
Senate Bill 420 would prevent the Division of Forestry from logging in ten percent of State Forests.
The visitor’s area at Kankakee Sands is open from 7am to dusk every day of the year.
Lawmakers passed an amended version of the bill that drew more than 5 hours of public testimony last week.