Indiana’s First Female Chief Justice Is Named // The Buzz

South Bend Tribune

Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Visited Southern Indiana’s Entrepreneurial Community // The Buzz

Louisville Business First

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was getting back in touch with his roots Wednesday. Pence shared a story with a roomful of local entrepreneurs at Velocity in Southern Indiana about how he launched his own communications syndication company in his basement in the 1990s. He added that he was “more than a little bit envious right now” of the entrepreneurs working to launch their own businesses.

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U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett To Join Bose McKinney & Evans Law // In the Spotlight

Indiana Public Media

U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett is joining the law firm Bose McKinney & Evans after announcing earlier this month that he was stepping down from his federally appointed post. His resignation is effective Thursday, and he will join Bose McKinney & Evans on Friday as a partner in the litigation practice group, concentrating on internal investigations and corporate audits, according to a press release from the law firm.

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Congressional Testimony of President of Electro-Spec on Development of Antimicrobial Finish // In the Spotlight


Jeff Smith, President/CEO of Electro-Spec, Inc. was honored to testify this morning before the United States House of Representatives: Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee on Science, Space and Technology for the hearing entitled: Technology for the Patient Safety at Veterans Hospitals.

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A Problem Like No Other: Science And Politics // The Buzz


We have a problem. It’s a big one that raises big challenges for the human future and the ability of our most cherished political institution — democracy — to guide that future. First, however, let’s begin by acknowledging what we have already done. Over the past 200 years, we’ve used science to fundamentally change the meaning of human culture via revolutions in industry, transportation and communications.

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