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.
President-elect Donald Trump is reviving the persuasive art of "jawboning" as he uses the bully pulpit to strong-arm straying manufacturers. But for how long will it be effective, and is it in the long-term best interest of the economy?
Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov.-elect Suzanne Crouch paid for their tickets out of an "abundance of caution" for state ethics rules, a spokesman said. But there are no state rules to prohibit the people who are helping Holcomb shape his administration from taking freebies.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence said he heard the boos and cheers when he walked into the Richard Rodgers Theatre with his nephew and daughter on Friday night to see "Hamilton." He said he told his daughter: "That's what freedom sounds like."