Business leaders are rallying behind a social issue they say could affect economic development—and they’re optimistic their efforts can persuade the GOP-controlled Indiana General Assembly to pass a bill that has failed the past five legislative sessions. Lindsey Erdody examines the chances that a hate crimes bill
can pass this help with the help of big business. Also in this week’s issue, Samm Quinn explores how the Hamilton Crossing retail center in Carmel has struggled
since intensive roadwork began nearby in 2011 and altered traffic flow. And John Russell explains how Riley Children’s Foundation has been able to raise $500 million
over the last 20 years.