COVID-19 Response Fund Researchers Say Without Government Stimulus, Poverty Is Back On The Rise By Justin Hicks • Sep 18, 2020 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 Won't Support Help For Indiana State Budget By Brandon Smith • Sep 15, 2020 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 Democrats Call For Special Session On COVID Funding, Vote-By-Mail, Police Reform By Brandon Smith • Jul 22, 2020 Indiana House and Senate Democrats want the governor to call a special session of the General Assembly to meet in August. A Competition for a Sports-less Spring to Benefit COVID-19 Response By steve.burger • May 26, 2020 tickets.iuhoosiers.com 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.