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IEDC Approves $10 Million to Launch the Economic Activity Stabilization and Enhancement (EASE) Program

Published Monday, June 1, 2020
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) Board of Directors approved $10 million to launch the Economic Activity Stabilization and Enhancement (EASE) program aimed at supporting technology and operational advancements in the manufacturing industry, which has long been a key driver of the state’s economy. EASE, which encompasses three
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The South Bend Clinic and Allied Physicians of Michiana Announce Merger

Published Monday, June 1, 2020
The South Bend Clinic and Allied Physicians of Michiana announced today that they are joining forces through a merger. “We are excited to announce our partnership to create a greater value for our patients and the community.” The announcement was made jointly by Dr. Brad Scott, Board President of the South Bend Clinic, and Dr. Tim Noveroske,
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Gov. Holcomb Announces Nearly $44 Million to Aid Economic Recovery Effort

Published Friday, May 29, 2020
Today (May 29), Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced several new economic recovery initiatives designed to bolster critical relief efforts while encouraging long-term planning and investments to stimulate Indiana’s economy well into the future. Through these initiatives, the state will allocate nearly $44 million to provide support and resources
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State to Launch PPE Marketplace for Small Businesses

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2020
On May 1, Governor Holcomb announced a new marketplace for personal protective equipment (PPE) that will serve as an added resource for Indiana small businesses returning to work in the coming weeks. The Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace, which is expected to launch next week, will ensure reliable access to PPE for small businesses and nonprofits
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South Bend, Goodwill, Chamber and Others Partner to Launch Job Board Initiative

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
The City of South Bend and Goodwill Industries of Michiana, along with several other regional partners, announce the launch of the Jobs Progress initiative, aimed at connecting community members facing unemployment or reduced hours with employers who are hiring in the region. The online portal – jobsprogress.com – launched Friday, May 1, 2020.
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South Bend Mayor Extends Local Travel Advisory

Published Monday, May 4, 2020
Mayor James Mueller extended the local travel “watch” advisory that limits non-essential travel until May 11, in efforts to continue mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The travel advisory began on March 19 but had been superseded by Governor Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order. “It’s important that we take
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Governor Announces Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana

Published Friday, May 1, 2020
Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the Back On Track Indiana plan to safely open the economy and remain vigilant about protecting Hoosiers’ health and wellbeing. “Across Indiana, we have witnessed a spirit of cooperation and caring for others that has touched my heart. May this spirit of appreciation for one another carry on long after
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Gov. Holcomb Announces Contact Tracing Plan for COVID-19 Cases

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the state is partnering with Maximus to centralize contact tracing and investigations for Hoosiers who test positive for COVID-19. This move, in tandem with a previously announced partnership with Optum to significantly expand testing across the state, is an essential component of efforts to safely reopen Indiana.
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