The BMV May Owe You Money

The state Bureau of Motor Vehicles will have to pay out over $62 million in settlements for overcharging from 2002 to 2014. If you paid for registrations, IDs or drivers licenses in those years, you will get your money back in the form of a credit in your next transaction with the BMV.

No Swimming At The Dunes

You cannot swim legally at the Dunes of Indiana State Park. The Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources has closed the beach indefinitely because of an unidentified substance found in the water. The Dept. of Environmental Management will be testing the substance. It was unclear how long that could take.

President Picks Another Hoosier

President Donald Trump has tapped Ted McKinney to oversee trade and foreign agriculture affairs with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The current director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture grew up on the family farm in Tipton. He worked for 19 years with Dow AgroSciences and spent 14 years with Elanco. McKinney is a graduate of Purdue University.

Carson To Keep Caucus

Making college accessible and affordable for everyone is why Rep. Andre Carson says he is keeping the Higher Education Caucus going. It’s an informal, bipartisan group in the House that discusses college and issues related to higher education. Carson founded the Higher Education Caucus in 2012.

Non-Stop From Indy To Tampa

Like going to Florida on vacation? You’ll soon have another way to get there. Frontier is adding nonstop flights from Indy to Tampa this fall. The airline already offers service to Tampa…but those flights include a 10-hour layover in Denver. The first nonstop flight is scheduled for November 12.