IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric Holcomb (R-IN) signed the hate crimes bill into law Wednesday, after lawmakers passed the controversial bill on Tuesday. In February, Senate Bill 12 passed the Indiana Senate after lawmakers stripped it of language identifying specific characteristics, including race, sexual orientation and gender identity, prompting criticism that the language did not go far enough… via IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59 Continue reading IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59

Pittsburgh’s housing authority helps families buy homes. Its homeownership program explained. — New Pittsburgh Courier

In Pittsburgh, finding affordable housing can be difficult, whether you seek a room to rent or a place of your own. Owning your property can have substantial financial benefits — such as gaining equity through mortgage principal payments and tax deductions on interest payments. But saving enough money to cover the substantial upfront costs of […] via Pittsburgh’s housing authority helps families buy homes. Its homeownership program, explained. — New Pittsburgh Courier   I think worth following, and Communities investment partnerships. Thank you for this article. @brownrbjr2002 Continue reading Pittsburgh’s housing authority helps families buy homes. Its homeownership program explained. — New Pittsburgh Courier

Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb says he will spend the next two months working with lawmakers in the House to amend the hate crimes bill passed by the Senate last week. While talking with reporters Wednesday, Holcomb called the Senate version of the bill too vague to get Indiana off a list of… via Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59 Continue reading Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59

Inside Indiana Article on Hot Innovations

Top Stories Principal: New Purdue Polytechnic HS Targets Workforce The founding principal for the second Purdue Polytechnic High School location in Indianapolis says the school’s mission is to make sure all students have access to a high-quality education. Plans for the new school, which will initially be located in a former Central Indiana Community Foundation building in Broad Ripple, were announced this morning. Keeanna Warren says serving in her new role fulfills a goal she set when the first Purdue Polytechnic High School was unveiled. Read More WATCH: In an interview with Inside Indiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman, Warren outlined some of … Continue reading Inside Indiana Article on Hot Innovations