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Officials Announce Marketplace Open Enrollment in Anderson

Officials Announce Marketplace Open Enrollment in Anderson
State Officials and HHS Region 5 Director to Highlight Opportunities for Uninsured in Community to Get Covered (Dec. 2, 2014), ANDERSON, Ind. — With open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace underway, and polls showing the majority of uninsured Americans still do not know about the open enrollment running from now until Feb. 15, 2015, officials will announce enrollment opportunities for the Anderson area at a town hall Dec. 2. WHO:US Dept. of Health and Human Services Region Read More...

Rep. Smith Issues Challenges Following Release of ICSSBM Strategic Plan

Rep. Smith Issues Challenges Following Release of ICSSBM Strategic Plan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) has released its strategic plan for fiscal years 2015-18. State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) says the plan not only offers opportunities for Hoosier African-American men, but also provides challenges to the state’s elected officials.           “The plan looks at reducing disparities in the areas of criminal justice, education, employment, health, and social Read More...

Niezgodski Asks Governor to Do More on DCS Mess...

Niezgodski Asks Governor to Do More on DCS Mess...
Below is a letter sent to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from State Rep. David Niezgodski (D-South Bend) about recent controversies swirling around the state’s Department of Child Services (DCS). November 24, 2014   The Honorable Mike Pence Governor of Indiana Indiana Statehouse 200 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN  46204   Dear Governor Pence:   It has been highly disturbing to read the recent newspaper accounts about the Indiana Department of Child Services’ Read More...