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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Greater Fort Wayne: Guardian Machine Protection Prepares to Grow
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Aug. 5 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Local startup Guardian Machine Protection is preparing for major growth. The company today announced plans to add up to 170 new jobs as it aims to keep a growing number of local and regional manufacturers running at peak efficiency. Headquartered at 6015 Highview Dr. in Fort Wayne, Guardian Machine Protection provides preventive maintenance services for manufacturers' industrial machinery. The company was born out of   more

Indiana Electric Cooperatives Receive Nearly $7 Million in Next Level Connections Broadband Grants
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 8 -- The Indiana Electric Cooperatives issued the following news release: Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Thursday two Indiana electric cooperatives and their partner organizations will receive nearly $7 million in grants from the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program. The program, in its first phase of awards, is designed to foster broadband infrastructure investment in unserved areas of the state. "Several of Indiana's electric cooperatives are respon  more

Institute for Justice: Visibly Hits Pause on State Challenges
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Aug. 9 -- The Institute for Justice issued the following news release: Today, Institute for Justice client Visibly hit the pause button on challenges to South Carolina and Indiana laws banning its online vision testing software. This move comes in response to a shift in Food and Drug Administration policy on how such technology is classified--a shift that requires the company to re-apply for FDA approval to continue marketing its products. As a result, Visibly has dismisse  more

National Disability Rights Network: Indiana Disability Rights Sues State for Failure to Provide Communications to Blind Beneficiaries
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- The National Disability Rights Network issued the following news release: On August 6, 2019, Indiana Disability Rights, National Federation of the Blind, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, and the Law Office of Jana Eisinger, PLLC filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, its Division of Family Resources (DFR), and their contractors for the agencies' failure to effectively communicate critical benefits information with blind beneficiaries.   more

National Safety Council Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners
ITASCA, Illinois, Aug. 8 -- The National Safety Council issued the following news release: * * * - Thirteen recipients will join NSC leadership at this year's Congress and Expo in San Diego. * * * In an effort to promote careers in safety and address an expected shortage of safety professionals in the workplace, the National Safety Council is awarding 13 scholarships to students interested in the field. The 2019 scholarship winners are: * Ciara Bazinski: Oakland University (Congress &   more

New Sigma Book Addresses Psychological Trauma to Revolutionize Care
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 5 -- The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing issued the following news: * * * - Authors provide a primer on psychological trauma, helping readers identify and understand the common forms of trauma in society * * * As nurses know firsthand, the impact of psychological trauma is not limited to those who experience it. Others--including nurses and caregivers--are indirectly affected. Understanding psychological trauma and its influence on nurses as  more

Project Lead the Way Announces Brandi Davis-Handy as Senior Vice President to Oversee Marketing and Communications
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 8 -- Project Lead The Way issued the following news release: Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit organization based in Indianapolis that provides transformative learning experiences in computer science, engineering and biomedical science for PreK-12 students and teachers, today announced that Brandi Davis-Handy has joined the organization as senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer. Davis-Handy will lead PLTW's strategic visi  more

Society of Professional Journalists Honors Grace Marion With Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 5 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to award Grace Marion with the Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award. The award honors an SPJ student member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the First Amendment through their work in journalism. Marion experienced extreme restrictions as editor-in-chief of Neshaminy High School's student newspaper, The Playwickian, after the school  more

Society of Professional Journalists Mourns Death of 95th President John Ensslin
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 6 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists is mourning a beloved former national president, long-time award-winning journalist and friend today as it grieves the sudden passing of John Ensslin. Dedicated, devoted, kind and genuine are words friends and colleagues across the country use repeatedly to describe him. "John was one of the best, as dedicated to SPJ as any past national president could b  more

Society of Professional Journalists: Pomasl Named Galvan Outstanding Graduate in Journalism Recipient
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 6 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor Taylor Pomasl with the 2019 Julie Galvan Outstanding Graduate in Journalism Award. Pomasl was the SPJ chapter leader at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and was news director for the WUEC radio station. As news director, Pomasl wrote, edited and anchored newscasts during WUEC's Blugold Radio Sunday program, which was named best in the  more

SPJ President to Interview Journalist Whose Home Was Raided, During On-stage Q&A at NorCal Chapter Event
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 7 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: Society of Professional Journalists National President J. Alex Tarquinio will lead a Q&A with journalist Bryan Carmody on Tuesday during an SPJ NorCal chapter event. Carmody is the San Francisco journalist whose home was raided by police and the FBI in May. Journalists and members of the public are invited to a 6 p.m. PDT mixer and the program, which begins at 6:30 p.m. PDT, at Northwestern Uni  more

Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine Issues 1 Research Article in Aug. 1, 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 5 -- The Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine concentrates on the translation of science to action, published one research article on the following topics in its Aug. 1, 2019 edition: * Treatment and Prognosis of High- and Low-Risk Kaeding Grade II Bone Stress Injuries The August 2019 edition of the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine can be viewed at https://journals.lww.com/acsm-tj/pages/currenttoc.aspx. The  more

Wheeler Mission Receives $3 Million From Lilly Endowment Supporting Expansion of Center for Women & Children
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 7 -- The Lilly Endowment issued the following news release: Wheeler Mission announced on August 7, 2019 it has raised more than $7.4 million toward its $12 million Building for Change capital campaign, including $3 million from Lilly Endowment. The Building for Change capital campaign supports Wheeler Mission's multimillion-dollar expansion of the Center for Women & Children. The Center for Women & Children provides short-term emergency housing for women and childre  more