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Indiana Government and State Documents: State Agencies M-P

Management and Budget, Indiana Office of

The state's long-term economic health requires that we continue our commitment to fiscal discipline. Government must continue to spend the taxpayer's money more efficiently, so ultimately the State needs less of it. The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) brings together the financial and auditing functions of our state in order to serve these goals."

Comprised of the following state agencies: Department of Revenue, Department of Local Government Finance, Government Efficiency and Financial Planning, Indiana Board of Tax Review, Indiana Finance Authority, Indiana Public Retirement System, State Board of Accounts, and State Budget Agency.


Motor Vehicles, Bureau of

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is responsible for many functions including adopting and enforcing rules regarding the use of motor vehicles, issuing permits and licenses, and maintaining records of applications and licenses.

Museum, Indiana State

"The mission of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is to celebrate, explore and steward all that is authentically wondrous about Indiana."

National Guard, Indiana

"The Indiana National Guard is a joint-force organization with 65 Army National Guard installations around the state, and facilities at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center and Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. Additionally, there are two Air Wings, the 181st Intelligence Wing based in Terre Haute, and the 122nd Fighter Wing based in Fort Wayne.

As of July 2016, the combined force numbers are approximately 13,500. The headquarters is located at Stout Field on the west side of Indianapolis. The sitting Adjutant General is Maj. Gen. R. Dale Lyles, who was appointed to the position on October 01, 2019."

Natural Resources, Department of

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.”

Natural Resources Commission, Indiana

“The mission of the Natural Resources Commission is to provide leadership in the responsible management and use of the natural and cultural resources of Indiana, consistent with directives made by the Governor and the Indiana General Assembly.”


*All quotations on this research guide come from the resource's or agency's website, unless otherwise indicated.

Personnel Department, Indiana State

The mission of the Indiana State Personnel Department is “to deliver integrated Human Resource services, allowing the governor's office and agencies to effectively achieve their stated goals and objectives. We will accomplish this by establishing and nurturing an organizational culture rooted in values and core competencies that proactively delivers best in practice services, solutions and programs.”

Professional Licensing Agency, Indiana

The mission of the Indiana Professional Licensing Association “to provide efficient and effective administrative support services to Indiana's professional licensing boards and commissions in order to facilitate the delivery of competent consumer services by regulated professionals to the citizens of Indiana.

To provide an expedient licensing process for regulated professionals by maintaining a climate that fosters the growth of commerce while ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of our great state.”

Proprietary Education, Indiana Commission on

The mission of the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education is to “maintain and improve the educational quality and effectiveness of private career schools. Support educational access through consumer protection and information.”

Protection and Advocacy Services, Indiana

IPAS [Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services] was created in 1977 by state law (IC 12-28-1-6 as amended) to protect and advocate the rights of people with disabilities and is Indiana's federally designated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system and client assistance program. It is an independent state agency, which receives no state funding and is independent from all service providers, as required by federal and state law.”

Public Records, Indiana Commission on

"The Indiana Commission on Public Records (ICPR) assists State and local governments in the cost-effective, efficient and secure management of governmental records, by providing services throughout the life cycle of records, including creation, use, storage, and disposition.”