Pandemic

Local health officials across Indiana can no longer impose emergency rules stricter than the state’s after Republicans overrode the governor’s veto. Local legislative bodies – county commissioners or city councils – will have to enact those restrictions instead.

Indiana will require out-of-work Hoosiers to prove they’re actively searching for work starting June 1, or else lose their unemployment benefits. The rule came in an executive order rolling back some of the COVID-19 relief measures in place for over a year.

Gov. Eric Holcomb issued his third veto this year Tuesday, rejecting a bill that would’ve tied the hands of local health officials during public emergencies.

“Unprecedented.”

“Very, very unique.”

“Nothing was normal.”

“Nothing was easy.”

¿QPM? Season 6 is here! ¡Escucha!

Apr 15, 2021
PAOLA MARIZÁN

Season 6 of ¿QPM? explores how Latinx in the Midwest are recovering from Covid-19 en muchas areas; including economic recovery, salud física y mental, education, unemployment, y mucho más.

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