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.
U.S. Treasury Secretary-nominee Steven Mnuchin outlined an economic agenda aimed at almost doubling the growth rate of the current expansion, saying he will boost jobs by making tax reform his overriding priority.
House Speaker Brian Bosma said Monday at the Indiana Chamber’s annual legislative preview event that he wanted funding for Indiana’s roads and bridges that would last for “a generation”—and the question now is how the Legislature will go about paying for it.
Indianapolis officials had success recovering $1.2 million from Mexico-bound Carrier Corp. In the case of Rexnord Corp., which announced a tentative plant closure last week, the incentives in play could be far less.