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Governor signs measure providing E85 fueling station grants

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels’ signed a bill that could increase the use of E85 – a blend of 15 percent petroleum-based gasoline and 85 percent ethanol – on campuses and school grounds throughout the state. House Enrolled Act 1193 was passed in overwhelming fashion by both the Senate and House of Representatives. “Grants […] Read the full story

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Lafayette water projects to get $750,000 federal stimulus money

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) announced today that Lafayette qualifies for a $750,000 federal grant to move forward with wastewater system updates. Alting said the grant monies were made available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and he has supported the wastewater improvement projects for several years. This is […] Read the full story

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Rensselaer water projects to get $1.5 million of federal stimulus

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) announced today that Rensselaer qualifies for a $1.5 million federal grant to move forward with wastewater system updates. Hershman said the grant monies were made available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and he has supported the wastewater improvement projects for several years. This […] Read the full story

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Hershman, Alting secure Purdue University funds for capital projects

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Purdue University’s need to update and renovate their campus medical facility and student recreation center may be fulfilled as newly-released state budget figures include funding for those projects. State Sens. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) and Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) worked to include Purdue’s funding in the... Read the full story

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Indiana stimulus money for new jobs could step up physical activity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The federal stimulus money invested in Indiana's natural resources may not only stimulate the economy but also people's interest in physical activity, says a Purdue University public health expert. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced last week that more than $20 million in federal stimulus money will be used to hire... Read the full story

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