President Donald Trump says a suspension of green cards is necessary at a time when unemployment has climbed to levels last seen during the Great Depression. But critics dismissed the move as the president’s veiled attempt to achieve cuts to legal immigration and to distract voters from his handling of the pandemic.
Indiana officials refused Tuesday to identify nursing homes around the state where coronavirus outbreaks have occurred, even as they disclosed that at least 43 more deaths linked to those facilities have happened in the past week.
Creditors cannot seize federal coronavirus relief payments from Indiana residents under a ruling from the Indiana Supreme Court that was applauded by groups that sought the proscription.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday said the number of positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 12,097, following the emergence of 411 more cases. A reporting change led to an additional 61 deaths, bringing the state total to 630.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Monday he was easing restrictions on hospitals performing elective surgeries even as the state health commissioner remained concerned over whether coronavirus infections were slowing in the state.
Paul Elmer, the 69-year-old former CEO of Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals, is desperately trying to win early release from federal prison in Terre Haute, saying he fears he’ll contract COVID-19 there and die.
The Indiana Supreme Court issued an order Monday protecting some stimulus checks from being seized by creditors to pay past-due bills, but the decision drew a dissent from Justice Geoffrey Slaughter, who asserted the court was overstepping its role.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday said the number of positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 11,686, following the emergence of 476 more cases.
The Trump administration and Congress are trudging toward an agreement on an aid package of more than $450 billion to boost a small-business loan program that has run out of money and add funds for hospitals and COVID-19 testing.
Businesses and not-for-profits in Indiana and across the country have begun suing their insurers in coronavirus-related claims disputes—and attorneys predict a flood of additional cases will follow.
Seven Midwestern governors announced Thursday that they will coordinate on reopening their state economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, after similar pacts were made in the Northeast and on the West Coast.
With a key coronavirus rescue fund exhausted, lawmakers faced new pressure Thursday to break a stalemate over President Donald Trump’s $250 billion emergency request to replenish the program that helps small businesses keep workers on their payroll.
Individuals or entities that intend to file a response to a petition brought by legal aid providers and nonprofits seeking to restrict civil collections of federal stimulus check proceeds must do so by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, the Indiana Supreme Court announced.
A new general order from the Southern Indiana District Court in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues jury trials until at least May 29 and enables jury staff to deter service for certain categories of jurors through June 30.
Invoking the movie “Mutiny on the Bounty,” President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that objections by governors to his claim of absolute authority over when to lift guidelines aimed at fighting the coronavirus were tantamount to insurrection.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 8,527 after the emergence of 291 more cases. The figure marks the fourth consecutive daily increase in new cases.
While the federal government won’t seize stimulus checks being deposited into Americans’ bank accounts this week for owed debts, private debt collectors might, consumer advocates are warning.
Abortion clinics in Texas have asked the Supreme Court to step in to allow certain abortions to continue during the coronavirus pandemic. The clinics filed an emergency motion on Saturday asking the justices to overturn a lower-court order and allow abortions when they can be performed using medication.