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The Indiana Toll Road has officially changed hands. IFM Investors announced on Wednesday that the plan to purchase ITR Concessions Company, LLC is complete. ITR operates the Toll Road and had applied for bankruptcy in September. IFM says they will make about $260 million in...
Indiana continues to produce entrepreneurs. The U.S. Small Business Administration says entrepreneurial ranks climb each year in the Hoosier State. Indiana has more than 493,000 small businesses and ranks 21st in the nation for entrepreneurs. USSBA Indiana District Director...
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana is partnering with schools across the state to keep kids safe. Project Safe Childhood is targeting cyber-security and kids. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tiffany McCormick says they're traveling district-wide to give...
With eight appointments by Governor Pence, the overhaul of the State Board of Education is complete. The appointments by Pence followed earlier appointments by the leaders of the state House and Senate and came about through a new law that revamped the State Board. “Today marks...
Indiana is just shy of the peak employment of March 2000. That's when the Bureau of Labor Statistics says the Hoosier State had 2,612,600 private sector jobs. Indiana Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says the state is now only 7,800 jobs short of that...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) (WIBC.com file photo) A bill to expand mental health care for veterans and active servicemembers has cleared a first hurdle in the Senate, but Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says he'll try to pass it a second time. The Armed Services Committee sent...
Byron Ernest (image courtesy of Indiana House Republicans) The leaders of the State House and Senate have made their appointments to the revamped State Board of Education. Byron Ernest was appointed to the board by House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis). That announcement...
The State Board of Education has its first new member, courtesy of the leader of the state Senate. Steve Yager was appointed to a four-year term on the State Board by Sen. David Long (R, Fort Wayne). Long and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis) each have an appointment...
Nine FIFA officials and five corporate execs will be flown to the United States from Switzerland so they can face charges related to bid rigging. The FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournaments are huge globally, but the DOJ-prompted housecleaning could be good for Indianapolis. Peter...