Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Vetoes Legislation Local Health Officials' Emergency PowersRepublican Gov. Eric Holcomb said in a veto message Tuesday that the time wasn’t right to jeopardize the flexibility of local health officials as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and work continues to vaccinate more people.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Sues Legislature Over Emergency PowersIndiana’s governor asked a court Tuesday to block a new law that legislators passed giving themselves more authority to intervene when the state’s chief executive declares an emergency.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Relaxing Coronavirus Limits On Crowd SizesHolcomb said residents and businesses must still follow precautions including mask wearing and distancing to stem the virus spread.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb To Begin Second Term MondayIndiana Governor Eric Holcomb will take the oath of office Monday to begin his second term leading the Hoosier state.
Republican Eric Holcomb Wins Reelection As Indiana GovernorRepublican Eric Holcomb won reelection as Indiana governor Tuesday.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Health Director Tested PositiveIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb tested negative for COVID-19. He was tested "out of an abundance of caution" after his state health director, Dr. Kristina Box, learned that she had the disease on Wednesday.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Keeps Mask Order, Drops Other Coronavirus LimitsMost of Indiana’s coronavirus restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes will be lifted this weekend, but people will still be required to wear masks in public for another three weeks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday.
Gov. Eric Holcomb Extends Indiana's Statewide Mask Order For 30 DaysHolcomb first issued the mask order last month because of a renewed growth in the number of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations across Indiana since he had started easing business and travel restrictions in early May.
Indiana Officials Maintain It's 'Safe' For Schools To ReopenGov. Eric Holcomb and other state officials defended brick-and-mortar school re-openings Wednesday despite mounting reports of students and education staff testing positive for the coronavirus since returning to school statewide.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Argues Gov. Eric Holcomb's Statewide Mask Mandate IllegalThe opinion, which does not block the governor's action, said the state’s emergency law doesn’t give Holcomb authority for the mask mandate without the consent of the Legislature.
Gov. Eric Holcomb Issues Statewide Mask Mandate, School Guidance For IndianaFaced with a continuing surge in cases, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued a statewide mask-wearing mandate to slow the spread of COVID-19. The decision represents a reversal in his previous policy of leaving that decision up to local governments.
Indiana Delays Next Stage Of Reopening For Two More WeeksGov. Eric Holcomb’s decision means Indiana restaurants will continue to be allowed 75% capacity in their dining rooms, while bars, nightclubs, bowling alleys, museums and movie theaters can be open at half capacity.
Indiana To Delay Move To Stage 5 Of Reopening For Two WeeksGov. Eric Holcomb said the state recently has seen slight increases in the number of positive virus tests, and hospitalization rates.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Announces $25 Million COVID-19 Rental Assistance ProgramThe Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will provide up to $500 in assistance for four months for a maximum of $2,000 in aid to eligible renters to help cover past and ongoing rent payments or late fees.
Lawsuit On Suspended Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill's Fate StallsA lawyer maintains the Indiana attorney general’s office is trying to stymie a court fight on whether Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill can be ousted from office while his law license remains suspended until next week for groping four women during a party.