Eli Lilly and Co. said Bart Peterson, who served two terms as Indianapolis mayor, was stepping down as senior vice president "to pursue personal business interests" and expand his community volunteer commitments.
It’s fitting that the U.S. Conference of Mayors picked Indianapolis for its annual meeting June 24-27. Probably no major city in America has transformed itself more over the past 50 years than Indianapolis.
Policymakers on both the left and right have long felt hamstrung when it comes to addressing the problems that decades of social science research have shown hurt the economic prospects, not only of those in the midst of them, but everyone else in the community.
The trustee in the Fair Finance bankruptcy has renewed a call for recipients of political contributions from accused Ponzi schemer Tim Durham to return the tainted cash after a federal grand jury indicted Durham on 12 felony counts.
An Indiana state senator is returning campaign contributions from Timothy Durham, a former Indianapolis businessman charged with running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of more than $200 million.
Democrats lost 12 House seats, two congressmen and a U.S. senator, and the party failed to win any of three state offices.
In the worst recession since the Great Depression, it must be difficult to broker business expansions. But
IEDI’s making no excuses for the city’s job creation and retention figures. In fact, it’s touting them.
A new communications post at Eli Lilly gives former mayor Bart Peterson an opportunity to meld his experiences in the public
and private sectors.
A commission that has drawn $12.5 million in grants and public money to promote Indianapolis’ artistic side is awaiting word
on its future.
Here’s a political hot potato that so far has received little discussion in the rancorous debate over property-tax reform:
Should the enormous costs of helping impoverished Hoosiers continue to be funded county by county, or spread to taxpayers
With the Nov. 6 mayoral election looming, Mayor Bart Peterson seems content to wait for a third term to choose who will redevelop
the Market Square Arena site. He’s willing to put off the opportunity to wipe past failures clean in large part because the
political climate has changed.