Government News

City of Fort Wayne

Community input requested for Parks five-year master plan – 10/26/2022

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting to gather input on allocating parks funding and recreational programming over five years beginning in 2023.

City’s Residential Accessibility Modifications Program set to open October 11

The Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services will begin accepting applications for the City of Fort Wayne’s Residential Accessibility Modifications Program on October 11, 2022.

Mayor Henry’s remarks from OWI arrest news conference

Remarks made by Fort Wayne Indiana Mayor Tom Henry at today’s 1:30 p.m. media briefing concerning a motor vehicle accident last night which resulted in his arrest for drunk driving.

Statement from Mayor Henry regarding OWI arrest

Statement from Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry regarding a motor vehicle crash last night which resulted in his arrest for OWI (operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated).

Traffic Alert: Anthony Boulevard temporary detour begins Tuesday – 10/11/2022

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, the project's second phase will move into the intersection of East Wayne Street and Anthony Boulevard, closing Anthony between Wayne and East Washington Boulevard.

Allen County

Statement from the County Commissioners on today’s hearing in federal court

Statement from the Allen County Board of Commissioners on today’s hearing in Federal Court.
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Allen County Highway Dept. storm update

The Allen County Highway Department South Barn reports these roads are blocked due to downed trees from last night's storms.
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Fox Island County Park closed

Fox Island County Park is closed due to damage from last night's severe weather.
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Allen County road closings

The Allen County Highway Department North Barn reports the following road closures this morning due to last night's storms.

Allen County Government re-branding project

Today, Allen County unveiled a brand new identity — which includes a new county logo, county seal, and identity system for other departments and elected offices.

Federal

Federal Judge Thomas L. Kirsch II swearing in

Kirsch sworn in as Circuit Judge, 7th Circuit Court

United States Attorney Thomas Kirsch II assumed the duties of a United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit today, December 18, 2020.

COVID-19 Disinfectant List

Today, the EPA is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
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Fort Wayne man sentenced to 240 months

Christian D. Shelton was sentenced to a total of 240 months imprisonment and a term of supervised release of 2 years last Thursday.
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Clifford Johnson appointed acting US Attorney

The United States Attorney's Office announced that Clifford D. Johnson is now the Acting United States Attorney.
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US Attorney Capp asked to resign

The United States Attorney's Office announced that David Capp has submitted his resignation as United States Attorney as requested by the Preside

State of Indiana

Holcomb signs XO to minimize disruption of fuel supply

Today, Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed Executive Order 22-13, suspending certain regulations in order to minimize the disruption of adequate fuel supply to Hoosiers and motorists in surrounding states after an electrical fire at the BP Whiting refinery.

Holcomb receives three nominations from the IURC Nominating Committee

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) Nominating Committee has chosen three nominees to submit to Governor Eric J. Holcomb for consideration for appointment to the IURC.

Governor calls IAG Special Session to return $1B to Hoosier taxpayers

Today, Governor Eric Holcomb signed a proclamation calling a special session for the General Assembly to convene on July 6, 2022, to take action on his plan to return more than $1 Iniana billion of state reserves to Hoosier taxpayers.

Governor Holcomb: $125 automatic tax refund on its way to all Hoosiers

Today, Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced that Hoosiers should expect to begin receiving their promised $125 Automatic Taxpayer Refund in the coming weeks.

INDOT development of the state’s electric vehicle implementation plan

Today, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced that it has issued a request for information to inform development of the state’s EV electric vehicle implementation plan.