It is our loss if we do not open our eyes and see individual immigrants for who they are and what they can do as Americans, if we give them the chance.
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.
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.
Paying more attention to, and providing incentives to, those talented foreign students who attend universities in the U.S. seems clearly a good idea
We are now partnering with other organizations to serve residents and visitors around Indiana and in neighboring states.
As INDOT considers its options to repair and modify downtown interstate infrastructure and traffic patterns, we hope that INDOT sincerely considers the input of the neighbors who will be most impacted.