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.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that after the initial congressional battle over health care, the administration plans to turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August.
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the controversial $8 billion project to finally be completed.
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.
The Metropolitan Development Commission is slated to vote Wednesday to terminate a tax-abatement agreement with Indianapolis-based GrinOn Industries LLC, makers of the “Bottoms Up” beer-dispensing system, which fills cups from the bottom.