IBJ editorial writers missed the point of my argument on pay increases for the Indianapolis City-County Council [“Editorial: It’s time to allow a pay hike for city-county councilors,” May 6]. They should listen to my shows on WIBC and not base an editorial on one tweet. This is the fourth time in seven years that […]
At a time when costs are increasing across the board, Hoosiers will soon benefit from the elimination of a special tax on utility bills. The repeal means monthly savings for all customers beginning July 1. The Utility Receipts Tax and Utility Services Tax is currently a 1.46% addition to energy bills based on usage. The […]
I enjoy and appreciate Abdul-Hakim Shabazz columns in IBJ. I hope you keep asking him to write on future topics. In previous IBJ columns, he has referred to the story about “a mighty thin pancake that don’t have two sides” [“Abdul-Hakim Shabazz: A resolution for 2022—keep an open mind,” Forefront, Jan. 14]. That tells us […]
I have spent time educating myself on the details of the proposed project and am not only satisfied but convinced it will be a good opportunity for our community.
IBJ reported details of a massive, high-density development at the Willow Event Center property in Broad Ripple [“Developers planning $61M residential project for Willows property,” IBJ.com, April 5]. The ramifications of this development have the potential to become an inflection point for Broad Ripple Village—balancing thoughtful development with neighborhood integrity and stability.
Despite a relatively low density of our neighborhood, we already have occasional horrid traffic jams in the afternoons as the ridiculous intersection at Winthrop and Broad Ripple Avenue (and the Monon path) backs up traffic beyond the entrance to Oxbow.
In Indiana, any balanced approach to forest management in the state forests is unacceptable to the Division of Forestry.
Shame on IBJ for having such low standards.
Many people, including myself, choose not to get vaccinated because they have done the research, observed the results and found that the vaccines don’t work.