The state’s “You can. Go back.” campaign aims to shore up the number of Hoosier adults with either a college degree or a high-quality training certificate. In 2015, the commission set a lofty goal for the campaign: It wanted to see 200,000 adults with some post-secondary education go back to school and earn a degree by 2020.
A plan drafted by the city’s Office of Sustainability—and a commission the City-County Council is forming—aim to mitigate the effects of climate change on the Circle City.
The proposal comes after police investigated 154 criminal homicides in 2019—five lower than the record set in 2018—and an increase in the number of non-fatal shooting victims.
Under Hogsett’s proposed initiative, $250,000 of new funding would be allocated toward increasing resources for tenants. The city will work in partnership with Indiana Legal Services to provide free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income residents.
Indianapolis’ economic development agency negotiated 67 relocation or expansion projects in 2019, the city announced Tuesday.
The position was created for former City of Indianapolis Controller Fady Qaddoura, who announced in November that he was leaving his job with the city, where he had worked for four years.
The state’s lead economic development agency announced Monday that it secured nearly 300 development deals in 2019 that are expected to result in more than 27,000 new jobs.
A City-County Council proposal introduced Friday calls for the creation of a year-long commission to take stock of climate-change effects and make recommendations to address them.
New exhibits such as “PAW Patrol Adventure Play” helped the museum trump its previous record-breaking tally in 2009, when it featured a King Tut exhibit and the launch of “Take Me There: Egypt.”
Despite no state or federal elections in 2019, Indianapolis and its suburbs made plenty of political news. Voters across the state cast ballots in municipal elections, re-electing Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett plus three Hamilton County mayors. The year also brought plenty of 2020 news.
Aleesia Johnson, a longtime ally of charter schools, was named superintendent of the state’s largest school district—Indianapolis Public Schools—in June, after filling the job on an interim basis for several months.
Ken Clark, who joined the city’s Information Services Agency in 2013, will replace controller Fady Qaddoura, who is stepping down from the position at the end of the year.
The shop in Castleton is expected to open in March and will sell fresh baby food plus merchandise for both babies and mothers. The company also offers baby food subscription boxes.
The Lyft Grocery Access pilot program, which launched on the city’s far-east side in July, will now serve residents living in the area bounded by 42nd Street on the north, St. Clair Street on the south, Meridian Street on the east and Riverside Drive on the west.
Connie Bond Stuart, PNC Bank’s regional president of central and southern Indiana, says CICP is unlike any other organization in the country.
Renew Indianapolis will merge with the King Park Development Corp. on Jan. 1.
With the donation, the school is just $400,000 short of its goal to raise $7 million to build a new elementary school.
The council was scheduled to vote on the measure Monday night after a committee last month voted to send it on to the full council with a positive recommendation. But Council President Vop Osili announced just an hour before the meeting he had removed the item from the agenda.
City Controller Fady Qaddoura is set to leave his job with the city at the end of the year. Part of his plans include a run for political office.