The Indiana Family Institute and the American Family Association of Indiana filed the legal challenge to the so-called “fix” given to Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening and were asked about what they would each do to improve the homelessness situation in Indianapolis.
The initiatives are designed to help students and faculty become better prepared to address ethical challenges presented by fast-moving digital technologies.
Cummins isn’t alone in its neighborhood approach. Multiple Indianapolis companies are choosing to focus their philanthropy on a particular neighborhood as a way to make a greater impact.
The complaint is related to remarks state Rep. Dan Forestal made during the House Elections and Apportionment Committee hearing on Feb. 14 when lawmakers were discussing a bill that would have made changes to the way local primaries are conducted.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett, Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt and Libertarian Doug McNaughton participated in a mayoral forum Tuesday night organized by Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis and Indiana Landmarks.
The city of Indianapolis is about to get a boost in road funding from the state—at the expense of other cities and towns—after a discrepancy was found in how the formulas for certain taxes had been applied for years.
Joy’s House is trying to raise $559,000 by Nov. 1 after receiving far less than expected in corporate, foundation and individual donations this year.
State Sen. Jim Merritt, the Republican candidate for mayor of Indianapolis, said Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett has made initiatives to support minority-owned businesses an afterthought rather than a priority.
The Shelbyville native has never held elected office, and his only campaign experience was an unsuccessful run for an at-large seat on the Indianapolis Public Schools board in 2014.
The city’s first bus rapid-transit line is up and running, but public-transportation advocates are just getting started—and they’re hoping the next mayor of Indianapolis is on board.
Brian Roth, a Carmel resident and president of a consulting and leadership development firm, has filed paperwork to create a committee to run for governor.
With vaping on the rise, Indiana lawmakers are set to launch another debate about whether to impose taxes on e-cigarettes and e-liquids like they do on traditional cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products.
In the one-minute video posted to her campaign’s Facebook page, the 52-year-old Republican talks about being raised by a single mother on a farm with “no car and no TV” and provides a glimpse into her top campaign issues.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt’s proposal, announced Wednesday morning, includes creating a metro homicide unit and implementing the “swarm” technique, which would send 10-15 patrol vehicles at one time to “hot spots” in the city.
Money will go toward such uses as collecting more timely data on overdoses treated at emergency rooms and enhancing the state’s prescription-monitoring program.