COVID-19 Response Fund

Researchers say extra money from the U.S. government helped many people rise out of poverty, even during the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. But now much of that stimulus is gone and poverty is rising again.

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) says he’ll be “disappointed” if the federal government provides any financial support for state and local government budgets in future COVID-19 relief packages.

Indiana House and Senate Democrats want the governor to call a special session of the General Assembly to meet in August.

Alumni of over a dozen colleges and universities will get the chance to show their school spirit while raising money for the local coronavirus response.