Donna Gambrell spent the years following the meltdown of the American housing market at the helm of a Treasury Department fund that makes loans to a small but important part of the financial system. They’re called Community Development Financial Institutions – or CDFIs -- specialized lenders that provide affordable capital, credit and financial services to low-wealth, low-income communities.
The debate on whether to regulate or ban fenced hunting preserves is alive again. A June decision from the Indiana Supreme Court struck down a 2005 ban from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Now, the industry is virtually unregulated.
Leaders of the Indiana Senate and House education committees are asking for a summer study committee to investigate the cause of reported teacher shortages and to devise a plan for how the next General Assembly can address the issue.
In the new budget passed by the Indiana General Assembly this year, school districts where English language learners make up at least 25 percent of enrollment can qualify for extra state aid. That is, unless they’re a charter school
The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau says its Discover Brown County app will help visitors find lodging and quickly make reservations. It will also help guide tourists to parking, restrooms and attractions.
The 21st Century Cures Act would dedicate $1.75 billion dollars for the National Institutes of Health in each of the next five years. That money would be divided into grants to places like Purdue’s Center for Cancer Research.