The Jacob Sexton Act, which was added to the annual national defense bill, provides yearly mental health screenings to all military members – including the National Guard and reservists – while ensuring those who seek help aren’t denied career advancement as a result.
IU School of Informatics and Computing assistant professors Apu Kapadia and David Crandall and Dartmouth College sociology professor Denise Anthony received a $1.2 million grant from National Science Foundation for the project.
Indiana officials say a heavy equipment parts maker in Plymouth plans to create 475 jobs by 2017 and 15 other companies have pledged to create nearly 1,700 other jobs over the next decade in return for more than $19 million in tax credits and other incentives.
Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he isn’t as concerned that his proposed expansion of the Healthy Indiana Plan receives federal approval on his original timeline of Jan. 1 – as long as it is eventually approved in its original format.