The South Central Housing Network is leading efforts to craft a regional plan to address the state of homelessness in the area.
Republican Senator Randy Head has introduced a bill to start a pilot program to encourage preschool reading programs.
The department will redirect part of its budget to create two new programs.
An online poll on Facebook and Sprite's website led to the award.
Originally designed as a K-7 school, the Bloomington Project School Director Daniel Baron said the additional grades became essential.
National Night Out was created 28 years ago as a neighborhood crime and drug prevention program to encourage police-community partnerships.
There was some danger that programs administered by the state, but paid for mostly by the federal government would be hurt by failing to raise the debt ceiling
Ideas presented to the committee included complete legalization and taxation of marijuana.
Indiana Home Care Task Force chair John Cardwell says he’d still like to see more money put into CHOICE so less is needed for nursing home care.
The new law is being looked at with favor by local juvenile judges.