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Governor Holcomb’s Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana Announced May 1, 2020

 

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COVID-19 RESPONSE PROGRAM FOR INDIANA COMMUNITIES

On April 22, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that 13 rural Hoosier communities will receive more than $1.96 million in federal grant funding through the new COVID-19 Response Program. Eligible activities for this program include:

  • Expanding or altering existing medical facilities to help in the increase patient load due to COVID-19;
  • Providing fixed or mobile testing;
  • Expanding food pantry services to low-to-moderate (LMI) populations; and
  • Providing grants or loans to small businesses to help retain LMI jobs.

MIDWEST REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO ‘REOPEN ECONOMY’

On April 16, Gov. Holcomb, along with six other governors in the region, announced that they will work in close coordination to reopen the economy in the Midwest, taking a fact-based, data-driven approach that will protect Hoosier families from the continued spread of COVID-19. Read more

 

INDIANA’S ECONOMIC RELIEF AND RECOVERY TEAM

On April 10, Gov. Holcomb announced a taskforce to plan, administer and account for federal relief funds the state of Indiana receives from the CARES Act. Indiana’s Economic Relief and Recovery Team will be chaired by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Cris Johnston and Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger. A committee of business leaders with extensive public service background will advise the chairs:

  • Al Hubbard, former economic policy advisor and director of the National Economic Council for President George W. Bush, Luke Kenley, former Indiana state senator
  • Luke Kenley, former Indiana state senator
  • Ryan Kitchell, former OMB director
  • Kristin Marcuccilli, Indiana Economic Development Corporation board member, and
  • Becky Skillman, former lieutenant governor