VIEWPOINT: Put progress over politics and enact reform

As we approach the final stretch in this year's election season, it's easy to get desensitized to the political rhetoric. Sometimes, though, there's an issue that transcends the partisan divide and deserves to cut through the clutter: Local government reform is such an issue. Indiana's Constitution created a multilayered system of county, township and municipal government in 1851. This might have been appropriate when most travel was by horseback, but today it's left Hoosiers to support more than 3,000 units...
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