If homes don't have a high enough price tag, a municipality could end up losing money. That’s because, under the state’s property tax caps, lower assessed values might not generate enough tax to cover the cost of city services.
Hundreds of acres of undeveloped land surround the 35-acre site the popular Swedish home furnishing company selected—land now ripe for new projects. And in other communities, hotels, restaurants, retailers and even tech companies have followed Ikea stores.
Sales of season tickets, merchandise and sponsorships are all up. Attendance is expected to match—or even exceed—the 2013-2014 season. And the stadium deal the Pacers struck with the city’s Capital Improvement Board last year has freed the franchise to make investments it hopes will pay dividends long term.
Rep. Cindy Ziemke said she is going public about her family's odyssey because the state's growing heroin problem is such an important issue. The General Assembly will consider legislative solutions during its upcoming session.
Nearly 30 states have "work-share" programs that pay partial unemployment benefits when employers need to reduce workers' hours. The idea has gone nowhere with Indiana lawmakers, but the next legislative session could be different.
The suit filed on behalf of the Indianapolis-based not-for-profit Exodus Refugee Immigration accuses Pence of violating the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
Officials in some Indiana cities with ordinances that provide protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents are concerned that a bill lawmakers will consider in the 2016 session could undermine their local authority.