Attracting higher-wage residents is key to future growth as city revenues have stagnated and local governments have become increasingly reliant on income taxes. Republican Chuck Brewer and Democrat Joe Hogsett are proposing ways to bolster Indy neighborhoods.
Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records. The practice raises security questions, but doesn't violate Indiana law.
The City-County Council committee vote came after Mayor Joe Hogsett’s top adviser urged members to say yes—the first time the mayor’s office had expressed an opinion publicly about whether the tax increase should pass.
Jim Atterholt, a former lawmaker, most recently served as chief of staff to former Gov. Mike Pence. He is returning to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, where he previously served as chairman.
President Trump is fulfilling a promise he made shortly after his election to reduce federal regulations. In practice, the policy potentially requires months of study and public input for each regulation eliminated.