AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott used his executive power Tuesday to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 “vaccine passports” to access services, in the latest move from a Republican governor pitting public health campaigns against personal freedom and private choices.
Sports betting became legal in Illinois a year ago. Then came COVD — and an opportunity.
Face masks still will be required in Lake County government buildings and Lake County Public Library branches even after Indiana's face mask mandate expires Tuesday.
Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday signed an executive order shifting Indiana's income tax filing and payment deadline to May 17, instead of April 15.
The Hoosier State will not immediately be joining Texas and Mississippi in scrapping the governor’s directive for individuals to wear a face mask in public places.
“Even though many of our metrics have improved significantly, now is not the time to abandon the protections that we have put in place," said Dr. Kristina Box, the state health commissioner.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed an executive order extending Indiana's public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least March 1.
The extra restrictions on business operations imposed Nov. 30 by the Lake County health officer to minimize the spread of COVID-19 were rescinded Friday.
The legislation lifts most state statutory restrictions on virtual doctor visits and other telehealth services that are not being enforced due to Holcomb’s declaration of a public health emergency.
"Some bills don't make as big of an impression. But this one, it possibly could change the way we do medicine in Indiana," said state Sen. Shelli Yoder, D-Bloomington.
By any measure, things will be far from business as usual when the gavels slam down shortly after noon Region time Monday and the Indiana House and Senate come to order.
State restrictions on business operations, Indiana's face mask directive, and all of the governor's other COVID-19 prevention measures and guidelines will remain in effect until at least Jan. 24.
The guardsmen, who initially were deployed in early November, are tasked with screening nursing home employees and residents for COVID-19, data entry and infection control.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday looking to ensure that federal buildings feature "beautiful" architecture, expressing a preference for classical architecture over modernist designs.
Public Health Order 2 was revised Friday to permit Lake County eateries currently offering drive-thru service to remain open between midnight and 5 a.m. to serve only drive-thru customers.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Tuesday extending Indiana's public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least Dec. 31.
The Lake County health officer is enacting new restrictions on business operations that are significantly more stringent than the "red" county standards recently imposed by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.
The city of Lake Station is closing City Hall to the public until further notice and canceling all public meetings in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
The Indiana Gaming Commission is requiring casinos to designate a segregated spot away from the gaming area and walking paths for socially distanced eating, drinking and smoking.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday extending Indiana's public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least Dec. 1.
Gov. Eric Holcomb was pummeled from the left and right during a debate Tuesday night for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Kristina Box, the state health commissioner, confirmed Wednesday she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is in the catbird seat in this year's largely under the radar campaign for Indiana governor.
TRUMP, on Democratic criticism that he has no plan to protect people with preexisting conditions: “They know that’s false. ... We are going to protect people with preexisting conditions, and they’re going to pay a lot less money for the new health care.” — interview Sunday on Fox News.
PENCE: “President Trump and I have a plan to improve health care and to protect preexisting conditions for all Americans.”