The decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton is understandable but will serve as a defense in other cases where a lesser-known individual is accused of mishandling classified material. So it will now be harder for the government to prevent the leaking of classified information.
There is a natural tension between our desire to keep people safe and to secure the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. In the aftermath of a terrorist act, we need to be particularly careful about how we balance these two important goals.
Since 1996, Coburn Place has provided more than 1,700 people with safe housing for up to two years, along with the critical services they need to become self-sufficient. But there's a waiting list and more help is needed.
By appointing Troy Riggs, a veteran of Republican Greg Ballard’s administration, as chief of police, Mayor Joe Hogsett has demonstrated he is fully committed to reducing crime in Indianapolis. He is living up to his post-partisan “One City” promise.
Young, talented people are looking for quality of life, and will choose a community with a rich lifestyle over a good job elsewhere. Indiana has seen stagnating population growth at least in part as a result of our failure to keep up with this trend.
It’s really not surprising that the City-County Council, in an 11th-hour, post-election/pre-inauguration move, is seeking to increase the salary of council members. An accompanying proposal to raise the mayor’s pay unfortunately has been withdrawn.