The Marion County Democratic Party appears headed for significant change, with Mayor Joe Hogsett advocating for an end to pre-primary endorsements and some Black Democrats separately calling for the party’s current chair to resign immediately.
City to invest $3.5 million in far-east side through Lift Indy program
The far-east area is Lift Indy’s seventh designee, after Mid-North, Monon16, the Old Southside, East 10th Street, the Near-North and Martindale-Brightwood.Read More
Indy Council OKs $25M in bonds for city parks projects
The projects are part of the Circle City Forward infrastructure initiative announced by Mayor Joe Hogsett in February.Read More
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is experiencing “mild symptoms” and is isolating at home, his office announced Sunday afternoon.
Citizens Energy teams with city, state leaders to announce lawsuits aimed at ‘bad actor’ apartment owners
The landlords are many months and more than $2 million behind on utility bills, putting more than a thousand households at risk of homelessness should Citizens Energy Group cut utility services to the complexes.
The dilapidated Lakeside Pointe at Nora and Fox Club apartment complexes in Indianapolis could see major improvements soon, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced Thursday.
Five days after announcing a deal with Citizens Energy Group to restore water service to tenants at two south-side Indianapolis apartment complexes, officials said they’re planning to get the city’s money back, but a lack of communication with the properties’ owners could complicate matters.
The city had been poised to file suit against the owner of troubled Nora-area apartment complex Lakeside Pointe, but is delaying legal action in hopes of a change in ownership.
Tony Lopez was named deputy director of violence reduction and will oversee the city’s peacemaker program, which is in the midst of hiring 50 people.
Conditions at Lakeside Pointe have been on the decline for years. Residents have reported going weeks without hot water, air conditioning and heating; raw sewage leaks; and a dozen fires.
David Fredricks, previously a supplier-diversity program manager for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, has been named director of the Office of Minority and Women Business Development.
Ultimately, our city’s “sports strategy” is not just about hosting incredible events. It is about using that economic might to lift all of Indianapolis.
The program is designed to help those living through domestic violence recognize the abuse, escape it and then recover and rebuild, while also helping current service providers coordinate their efforts.
The death count is 91% higher than in last year’s Zoom-only ceremony, which recognized the deaths of 87 people.
Republican legislators on Thursday introduced a spate of new bills targeting the criminal justice system in the Indianapolis area and across Indiana.
Develop Indy, Indianapolis’ economic development agency, made incentive deals involving 71 business relocation or expansion projects during the first 11-plus months of the year, officials announced Tuesday.
Shonna Majors resigned from her role in the Office of Public Health and Safety in November, three years after Mayor Joe Hogsett appointed her to the position he created in June 2018.
The initiative will direct $3.5 million to the area to help aid creation of a supportive housing development, an affordable rental housing program, an early childhood education center and a grocery.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. is starting work on its 2-mile expansion, the trail’s first extension since it opened in 2013.
Phyllis Boyd was previously executive director of youth-oriented organization Groundwork Indy, but she also has a background in landscape architecture and urban planning.
More than two dozen Indianapolis parks will receive funding allocated to Indianapolis under the American Rescue for renovations to their playgrounds, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Thursday.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday unanimously approved about $467 million in spending for pandemic recovery initiatives, rental assistance, a range of new public buildings and several greenway projects, most of it funded with federal coronavirus relief dollars.