Lawmakers involved in the debate over how to curb Indiana's methamphetamine problem say a bill that would require drug felons to get a prescription before buying common cold medicine is likely just another step toward an eventual prescription requirement for all consumers.
The project, which would add a modern 150-room hotel to the historic downtown building, also hinges on approval of an $11.3 million federal loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Deborah Berke & Partners is the architect on the nine-story project from hotelier 21c. If the name sounds familiar, it's because the firm designed what should be another signature building on downtown's east side.
Louisville-based 21c Museum Hotels plans to build a hotel on a surface parking lot north of the old City Hall as part of a larger redevelopment of the property, real estate sources familiar with the deal said.
Indiana will keep the distinction of being the last state with a "blue law" banning Sunday carry-out alcohol sales after the sponsor of a bill that would have lifted the ban said Tuesday the measure is dead.