If Hoosiers are safely leaving their homes to go to work and school, shop in stores, and eat in restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb believes there’s no reason they can’t also vote in person on or before Election Day.  (Times of Northwest Indiana)

As teachers head back into school buildings to lead virtual instruction and students log in from home this week, administrators have started looking ahead to the day when everyone can return to school in-person. And they’re also preparing for when they see cases of COVID-19 within their schools.  (South Bend Tribune)

The “Black Lives Matter” mural created by local artists and activists in Downtown Indianapolis has been defaced.  (Indy Star)

State revenue collections improved in July, but that’s mainly because $900 million in taxes which had normally been due in April and June were deferred until last month.  (The Statehouse File

Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston say they are committed to fully funding all schools this fall, after a letter from another Republican leader threw that into question for schools that opt for virtual-only instruction.   (IBJ)

After the Power Five conference commissioners met Sunday to discuss a mounting concern about whether a college football season can be played in a pandemic, players took to social media to urge leaders to let them play.  (WIBC)

With at least 31 positive cases of the coronavirus reported in Indiana schools since buildings began reopening in late July, district leaders, teachers and parents are pressuring state officials to identify benchmarks for what would require schools to go back online as confirmed cases of the virus increase  (WFIU)

Indiana public health officials on Sunday reported a fourth consecutive day of 1,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and one new death.  (AP – Indiana)