Indianapolis Business Journal

SEPT. 1-7, 2023

NXG Youth Motorsports teaches children of color and from underprivileged backgrounds about the racing industry through karting and science. Mickey Shuey reports that the not-for-profit is on the verge of a major expansion with a new site and new programs. Also in this week’s issue, Susan Orr takes the temperature of the tech community to see if it’s recovering from the slowdown earlier in the year. And Taylor Wooten reports that Mayor Hogsett’s administration faces an uphill battle with its proposal to change the state road funding formula that now strgly favors rural areas.

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State to examine options for road funding

When an Indiana task force meets this month to discuss future funding for state and local roads, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration will face an uphill battle with its proposal to change the funding formula that strongly favors rural areas.

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Indiana 250: W. Quinn Buckner

As vice president of communications for Pacers Sports & Entertainment, W. Quinn Buckner is the organization’s liaison to the corporate community, leads the Pacers Youth Basketball Program, and is the analyst for Indiana Pacers television games. He serves on the board for the 2024 NBA All-Star Game. Before joining the Pacers, he was an analyst […]

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Made in Indiana: Chorizo and other Mexican foods by El Popular

History: El Popular’s origins date to 1925, when company founder Vicente F. Garza migrated to the United States from Monterrey, Mexico. He brought with him family recipes that would one day give his future company a nationwide presence: chorizo, mole sauce, chocolate and queso. In his new home city of East Chicago, Garza established the […]

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Editorial: Task force should consider changes to road fund to help urban counties

Last year, a study showed what public officials have long known: There is a wide disparity in the amount of road funding that communities receive when measured by the traffic traveling on those roads. In fact, the study found that Marion County ranked dead last in state-road funding among Indiana’s 92 counties when vehicle miles traveled are taken into account.

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