Indianapolis Business Journal

NOVEMBER 20-26, 2017

Downtown Indy is encountering resistance from some big property owners to its plan to raise about $3 million annually for the Mile Square through a new fee. Scott Olson explains what’s behind the pushback. Also in this week’s issue, Hayleigh Colombo explains how Gov. Eric Holcomb proposes to boost Indiana’s tech sector with a tweak to state law. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry reviews Stella, the latest offering from chef and restaurateur Neal Brown.

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Holcomb seeks tax tweak for software firms

Gov. Eric Holcomb wants to boost Indiana’s tech sector with a tweak to state tax law that will benefit software firms and their customers but reduce state revenue as much as $10 million a year.

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EDITORIAL: Leadership void imperils mall

As the mall’s corridors decline steadily, with vacant storefronts increasing and second-tier tenants like an indoor-miniature-golf course replacing national chains, no one is stepping up publicly to champion a solution.

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MURTLOW: Hand-raisers needed to fight rising poverty

What’s clear to us at United Way of Central Indiana is that business as usual is no longer a viable option. That’s why we’re investing in organizations, programs and initiatives that address the deep-seated and increasingly complex causes of poverty.

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PETTINGA: Bring airport sculpture back

The airport “refresh” would be a great time to reinstall James Willie Faust’s Chrysalis sculpture. It’s currently wrapped in plastic and stored in the airport’s basement.  

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