About 81,500 households in Marion County alone are classified as “cost-burdened,” meaning they spend more than 30% of their income on housing.
West-side business leaders say Blue Line alteration limits development opportunities
West-side leaders are pleased the city found $20 million for infrastructure improvements but remain disappointed that the area is missing out on the original $52 million in improvements the Blue Line was once scheduled to bring.Read More
Clerk’s race could carry consequences for Marion County Democrats
A longtime feud among local Democrats has come to a head in the contentious race for county clerk, pitting county recorder and party chair Kate Sweeney Bell against former state senator and two-time county auditor Billie Breaux.Read More
New sites for deaf school, state archives building announced by governor
Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday announced long-awaited site plans involving the Indiana School for the Deaf, the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and a new state archives building.Read More
Community engagement consultant Gregory Meriweather on Tuesday officially formed a campaign committee to seek the Democratic nomination for mayor of Indianapolis, setting up a contested primary against incumbent Mayor Joe Hogsett and State Rep. Robin Schackleford.
The intensifying Republican dominance of statewide politics and heightened Democrat popularity in Indianapolis raise questions about how or when the opposing party can ever win a statewide or citywide seat.
State Rep. Robin Shackleford said she would make an “important announcement about her political future.” Should she run for mayor, it would set up a potential Democratic primary contest against Mayor Joe Hogsett, who has yet to say whether he will seek a third term.
The newly drawn House District 32 includes Hamilton County’s Clay and Delaware townships and extends south into Marion County.
RayzeBio Inc., a private company founded in 2020 in San Diego, said it will invest in improvements and equipment in a former warehouse for e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.
The cold months pretty much always herald a drop in residential real estate sales. It just isn’t a great time to schlep around looking at houses. This season, however, is expected to bring a lower dip than in recent years.
Owner Brooke Magdzinski wrote in an email to customers that she plans to close her boutique near The Fashion Mall at Keystone and stop online sales at 7 p.m. Friday.
So far, no clear GOP candidates have emerged for 2023. Marion County Republican chair Joe Elsener acknowledges that one candidate who was testing the waters—businessman Steve Sorrel—already has decided against a run.
Recent developments, including the prospect of a contested Democratic primary for mayor, could prompt Hogsett to announce his decision sooner rather than later.
Shackleford’s candidacy would set up a potential Democratic primary battle with Mayor Joe Hogsett, who has yet to disclose his future political plans.
Mayor Joe Hogsett is proposing $2 million to launch a clinician-led response team to deal with mental health emergencies, but some are concerned about having mental health professionals respond to emergencies without police in tow.
Tech has hit a well-publicized slump, and within the last few months, layoffs have hit big companies like Netflix and Coinbase as well as smaller firms like Zionsville-based 120Water, Indianapolis-based Casted, and Terminus, which is based in Atlanta but has an employee base and its CEO in Indianapolis.
An Indianapolis family is suing the city of Indianapolis and six of its police officers, claiming the officers used “unreasonable, excessive, and deadly” force against their son as he was handcuffed, lying on the ground and repeatedly telling them, “I can’t breathe.”
Former Indiana Inspector General Cyndi Carrasco says that’s the kind of money she wants to become the first Republican to win a Marion County-wide race since then-Mayor Greg Ballard won re-election in 2011.
The new Central Indiana Regional Development Authority initially would include Anderson, Carmel, Fishers, Indianapolis, McCordsville, Noblesville, Westfield and Zionsville.
Marion County Democratic Party Chair Kate Sweeney Bell was headed toward victory Tuesday night in the primary race for county clerk, leading her non-slated primary opponent, former state Sen. Billie Breaux. Bell has said she would step down as party chair if she won.
With about 83 percent of Marion County vote centers reporting, 60% of Perry Township voters favored an extension of a property tax increase they first approved in 2015.
Anderson served two terms as Marion County sheriff from 2003 to 2011. He also was U.S. marshal for the Southern District of Indiana from 1977 to 1981 and 1994 to 2001.