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.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has agreed to make Indianapolis-based USA Football part of its Multi-Sport Organization Council, giving the group access to sports officials that could someday decide to put football in the Olympics.
City officials say they recognize the need to revitalize Allisonville Road, and the area is a priority as the city creates a framework for the future through its comprehensive plan, which looks as far ahead as 2040.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a federal appeals court to vacate its approval of the Enlist Duo herbicide. The move could reduce the value of Dow Agro, which might be sold by parent Dow Chemical.
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.
The proposed $125,000 salary for incoming Mayor Joe Hogsett would still be less than the pay for mayors in Gary and Fort Wayne but more than the governor. The pay hike would be the first for the office since 2002.