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Letter: Transit advocates alarmed by lack of vision

Recent media accounts missed the real story on Fishers and Noblesville’s selfish plan to remove the rail tracks that run all the way to downtown Indianapolis (aka the Nickel Plate Railroad or State Fair train tracks) but uncovered a void in regional transit leadership.

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Letter: IPS surplus depleted by state cuts, inflation

For a district with an annual budget of about $260 million, it is easy to understand that steadily decreasing state revenues, inflation, a long-overdue increase to teacher pay and holding the cost of employee benefits neutral would quickly deplete an $8 million surplus from the prior year.

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Letter: Ball State failed its alumni

The Ball State trustees’ decision keep John Schnatter’s name on the Center for Entrepreneurship
is counter to the basic, Hoosier values of the university and state that we love.

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Letter: Curtis Hill deserves fair hearing

No one knows, save Mr. Hill and his accusers, whether he is guilty or innocent, but the protesters, the governor, and four key lawmakers have already implicated his guilt based solely on the accusations.

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LETTER: EID defeat was lost opportunity

We should be inspired by Downtown Indy to pursue similarly inspiring plans. Let’s hope the EID’s temporary fate doesn’t deter others from advocating for potentially game-changing ideas.

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Letter: Pass Senate farm bill

The House farm bill that failed to pass was riddled with reckless environmental rollbacks intended to promote logging on our national forests.

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