Local and national reporters clamored for interviews with Mayor Joe Hogsett about Indianapolis' chances, but city officials largely kept quiet while forwarding media to the Indy Chamber and influencing messaging behind the scenes.
An Indianapolis City-County Council panel on Monday night unanimously advanced proposals that would help Duke Realty Corp. move its headquarters from Carmel to a new $28 million office building it would build in Indianapolis.
Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb, who announced his legislative agenda Thursday, has roughly the same idea as Gov. Mike Pence when it comes to investing in early-stage Indiana companies, but wants to pay for the plan through a different fund.
New Mayor Joe Hogsett plans to take 90 days to "reassess" the $45 million deal inked by the Ballard administration, which would route the city's trash into a new facility where recyclables would be plucked out.
Nearly 30 states have "work-share" programs that pay partial unemployment benefits when employers need to reduce workers' hours. The idea has gone nowhere with Indiana lawmakers, but the next legislative session could be different.