Public health leaders rejoiced Friday morning after Monroe County Commissioners voted in favor of a county-wide needle exchange program.
The Monroe County Health Department declared a public health emergency Wednesday, the first step toward implementing a needle-exchange program.
The clock in the Monroe County Courthouse must be wound every seven days.
Technical support for electronic poll books and increased staffing are the primary reason for the additional funding.
Cook officials say they will invest $28 million to renovate and equip their facility in Bloomington.
Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.
Potential financial misconduct came to light after a state audit of the department's 2013 records, and an employee has been fired as a result.
In-person early voter turnout was 2.9 percent in Monroe County.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller will speak in Pence's absence.
The pretrial release program aims to get more people into home detention and community corrections programs, in an effort to save money and jail space.