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Destination Development Corporation, Indiana

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Sep, 2020

Description:

The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) was formed by the Indiana Legislature in 2019 to promote Indiana as a great place for living, visiting, learning, and earning. The IDDC became incorporated on July 1st, 2020. The Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) evolved into the new organization, creating a seamless experience for our tourism and talent attraction partners.

Subject:   Government - US States Society & Culture Commerce Culture,  Tourist trade

Horse Racing Commission, Indiana

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Jul, 2020

Description:

The goal of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission is the promotion and regulation of breeding racehorses and ensuring that pari-mutual wagering on horse races in Indiana will be conducted with the highest of standards and the greatest level of integrity.

Subject:   Government - US States Society & Culture Revenue,  Tourist trade ,  Business enterprises

Lieutenant Governor, Indiana

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Aug, 2020

Description:

This page is maintained and dedicated to the acting Lieutenant Governor of Indiana. The office of lieutenant Governor was created by Article 5, Sec. 2 of the Indiana Constitution. The term of office is four years, the same as that of the governor. Candidates for lieutenant governor are nominated at an annual party convention. The party's nominees for governor and lieutenant governor then run as a team, ensuring that those elected will be of the same political party and governing philosophy. Under the Indiana Constitution, the lieutenant governor is charged with presiding over the Senate during its session, as well as casting deciding votes in the event of a tie. In addition, the lieutenant governor is charged with assuming the role of governor if the sitting governor becomes unable to fulfill the duties of office or if the office falls vacant due to death.

Subject:   Government - US States Politics & Elections Government policy Legislators,  Tourist trade ,  Agriculture Housing Rural development

Natural Resources, Indiana Department of

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Apr, 2020

Description:

The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana's citizens through professional leadership, management, and education. To satisfy such a broad and diverse responsibility, the Department is divided into two distinct areas of responsibility: the Regulatory Management Team; and, the Land Management Team. The Regulatory Management Team consists of the Divisions of Water; Entomology and Plant Pathology; Historic Preservation and Archaeology; Reclamation; and Oil and Gas. Outdoor recreation and land management programs are housed within the Land Management Team. That unit consists of State Parks; Nature Preserves; Land Acquisition; Fish and Wildlife; Outdoor Recreation and Forestry.

Subject:   Government - US States Science & Health History Conservation of natural resources Natural resources Fishing Forests and forestry Land use Hunting Outdoor recreation Rivers Law enforcement Natural gas Education Industry Public lands Environmental law Hazardous wastes Bridges Pests Horticulture Culture Parks,  Tourist trade ,  Environmental protection Grants Soils

Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Sep, 2020

Description:

The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission was authorized with the passage of House Enrolled Act 1382 by the 1991 Indiana General Assembly. The current applicable Indiana Code, IC 14-13-6, was amended by the 1997 and 2005 General Assemblies. Mission - The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission, representing the Wabash River Heritage Corridor, shall protect and enhance the natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources and encourage sustainable development of the corridor.

Subject:   Government - US States Natural resources Rivers Environmental protection Land use,  Tourist trade

War Memorials, Indiana

Collected by: Indiana State Library

Archived since: Aug, 2020

Description:

The Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District, in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, is composed of predominantly Neoclassical buildings and structures, landscaped open space, and sculptural ensembles. The district is flanked on the west by Meridian Street, the primary north-south route running through the center of the city and on the east by Pennsylvania Street. Because of its location between two primary north-south traffic arteries, the Plaza provides a monumental entrance to the Indianapolis business district from the north. The plaza, along with the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument, two blocks to the south, and the USS Indianapolis Memorial, the Medal of Honor Memorial and the 9/11 Memorial on the Canal, comprise the holdings of the Indiana War Memorial Commission.

Subject:   Government - US States Society & Culture Museums,  Tourist trade

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