In Indiana, more than 90% of federal loans topping $150,000 went to companies, according to the Treasury Department data. About 6% of the loans went to not-for-profit organizations.
City to remove Confederate memorial in Garfield Park
The decision comes nearly three years after city officials began debating the appropriateness of its placement.Read More
City moving forward with plans to close streets for dining, despite Mass Ave merchant concerns
Altogether, more than 50 restaurants across the city have submitted applications to expand outdoor dining, including four on Broad Ripple Avenue and five on Illinois Street.Read More
Simon says it won’t defy state-at-home orders in reopening malls, calls speculation it might ‘very offensive’
A company official said it’s “preposterous” to think the company would reopen its malls, especially those in its home state, while stay-at-home orders are still in place.Read More
Holcomb vetoes controversial landlord-tenant legislation
The governor’s decision to block the bill from becoming law allows tenant protections the city of Indianapolis recently put in place to remain in force.Read More
Host Mason King talks with the Black Chamber’s Larry Williams about why he thinks the city should be working more with his organization—and providing it funding. And King also talks with Angela Smith Jones, the deputy mayor of economic development, about the reasons the city is working with Indy Chamber.
we must dramatically reimagine and reconstruct policing. The Justice in Policing Act, introduced this month in Congress, is a good start.
Tax revenues for fiscal year 2020 were already off by $1.2 billion by the end of May, an amount that is expected to grow to $1.7 billion to $1.8 billion before the fiscal year ends June 30.
Federal OSHA found that Amazon did not prove all of the criteria to establish employee misconduct occurred in this case, but the state agency disagrees.
The Indianapolis City-County Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday night to consider the proposal.
Host Mason King talks with Stadium Village Business Association President Erica Wells and Mayor Joe Hogsett’s chief of staff, Thomas Cook, about how the city can help downtown and downtown businesses rebuild after the one-two punch of coronavirus and riots.
The curfews were a reaction to violence, looting and vandalism that occurred downtown the previous weekend, following peaceful protests about racial inequality and police actions against African Americans.
The Trump administration is fighting a class-action lawsuit for continuing to garnish the wages of defaulted borrowers in violation of a federal order.
Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box said during Friday’s press briefing that OptumServe, which is subsidiary of United Health Group, is not providing all test results within a 48-hour window, as the contract requires.
It is too hard being black in this city, and black people are tired.
We can and will address the concerns of citizens and business owners grappling with the damage to public and private spaces caused by last weekend’s violence. But we cannot do so without simultaneously wrestling, and besting, the historically tolerated race disparities that lie at the heart of that violence.
It’s hard to find words for the horror that is the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, just as it is hard to comprehend how the anger over that death—and too many others—led to so much destruction in downtown Indianapolis. But IBJ asked several community leaders to give it a shot. Here’s what they wrote.
Primary election: Dem party chairman loses primary; GOP incumbent on verge of loss; attorney wins GOP primary for Bosma’s seat
Check back throughout the night for primary election updates.
Believe in Indiana, a political action committee connected to the Indiana State Building & Construction Trades Council, has spent more than $51,000 to run TV commercials that criticize JR Gaylor, CEO of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana and Kentucky, who is running against Scott Baldwin in the Senate District 20 primary.
Marion County Clerk Myra Eldridge told state officials “it is not too late” to extend the deadline for receipt of mailed ballots. She implored the Indiana Election Commission to act.
Stage 3 of the governor’s roadmap, scheduled to start Sunday, is set to increase the social gathering limit from 25 people to 100, allow retailers to go from operating at 50% capacity to 75% capacity, let fitness centers reopen and allow movie theaters to open at 50% capacity.
The governor was criticized for violating two of the recommendations he’s made to Hoosiers, most recently in the “Back on Track” plan he released on Friday that is aimed at reopening Indiana economy in a phased approach through July 4.
By outsourcing the job to Virginia-based Maximus Inc., Indiana health officials hope to take the burden off of local health departments for the time-consuming job of contacting all COVID patients and learning who they might have exposed.
And Gov. Eric Holcomb promised that later this week, he’ll provide a plan to start returning Hoosiers to work.