Indianapolis Business Journal

SEPT. 4-10, 2020

When the $150 million Simon Cancer Center opened in 2008, it was hailed as a breakthrough facility that would have a lasting impact in the battle against cancer. IBJ's John Russell explains why, just 12 years later, IU Health officials are planning to abandon the 400,000-square-foot building and move its patient care and research operations elsewhere. Also in this week's issue, Samm Quinn explains why the city of Indianapolis is analyzing the makeup of city-county staff and whether the demographics match that of the overall city population. It appears city leaders have some work to do recruiting and retaining more minority employees—particularly Hispanic workers. And Mickey Shuey profiles architect Stephen Alexander, who has been a key figure in several projects to reinvigorate downtown south of the Mile Square.

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Letter: Gutwein served community well

As past chairs of the Eskenazi Health Foundation (formerly the Wishard Memorial Foundation) we are in a unique position to set the record straight regarding Matt Gutwein. Matt has done as much or more for the Indianapolis community as any person we know and he deserves the thanks and appreciation of the community.

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Letter: Flatten the curve this Election Day

My office is encouraging registered, Marion County voters to vote by absentee ballot. Voting by mail ensures your safety and simultaneously helps flatten demand on the election system ahead of Election Day.

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