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Gov. Holcomb heading to World Economic Forum in Switzerland

FILE - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks with reporters at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis Feb. 23, 2022. Indiana Republicans aren't showing signs of putting the brakes on rising state gasoline taxes even as the state government continues its streak of fast-growing tax collections. Democrats have been calling over the past week for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb to issue an emergency order suspending the gas tax or for the GOP-dominated Legislature to do so when lawmakers hold a one-day meeting next week. (AP Photo/Tom Davies)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will be traveling to Switzerland for the gathering of global business and government leaders at the World Economic Forum.

The governor’s office announced Friday that Holcomb is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion Monday in Davos about high-tech manufacturing with business and labor union executives. Holcomb says he’s proud to represent Indiana in discussions about challenges facing the world.

Holcomb is scheduled to travel to Switzerland on Saturday and return to Indiana on Monday. The governor’s office says the trip’s cost is being paid through private contributions to the Indiana Economic Development Foundation.