Five Democrats joined nine Republicans on the council to propel Stephen Clay over the finish line for the body’s top leadership post.
But it’s unclear whether some of the people prepaying will actually be able to claim the deduction, as the IRS has issued guidance that limits what qualifies.
Jeffrey Miller was charged Friday with three felony counts of child molesting after two 10-year-old girls told police he inappropriately touched and massaged them at his house.
Despite the overwhelming council support, many Republicans expressed concerns about the possibility that the budget is underfunded.
The proposal comes ahead of a settlement conference next week in a lawsuit filed by Common Cause and the local NAACP branch claiming discrimination due to the city’s relative lack of early-voting locations.
Members of the Madison County Council have asked the county administrator about the cost of shutting down the center in Anderson during the seven-month process.
The proposal, which council members are calling a "living wage," would apply to about 365 full-time, non-union city and county employees.
The Indianapolis mayor says his plan adds police officers, boosts infrastructure spending and raises pay for some city workers while providing the first structurally balanced budget in a decade.
An Indianapolis City-County Council committee on Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution to issue $20 million in notes to pay for planning and design costs associated with building the new criminal justice center.
A six-month-long study of development scenarios along a 10-mile stretch of Mount Comfort Road is feeding local leaders with data on potential projects and helping guide land-use decisions.
The city is using data to try to predict crime before it happens and solve problems with food deserts and prevent water main breaks.
Indianapolis leaders want to encourage businesses to pay livable wages. The City-County Council’s president says that’s a tough sell when the city hasn’t done that for all of its own employees.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett faces a tough battle in taking on ingrained, multigenerational issues involving homelessness, poverty, education and crime. But in his State of the City address, he vowed to try.
The measure would allow the city to be reimbursed with future bond proceeds for expenses related to the planned community justice campus.
The city, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Eli Lilly and Co. are teaming on a new initiative aimed at beautifying the city.
Judges have an aggressive timeline for making the decision whether to move courts to the Twin Aire neighborhood with the city’s proposed criminal justice complex.
The county’s long-range transportation plan will include a feasibility study of commuter rail.
Republican precinct committee members elected Tony Bennett to the Clark County Council on Wednesday, but he hasn’t lived in the county long enough to qualify.