Marion County voters will have a distinct choice to make on Nov. 8. Democratic Prosecutor Ryan Mears and Republican challenger Cyndi Carrasco couldn’t be further apart on some key issues.
Noblesville leaders expand scope of planned Innovation Mile
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City-County Council approves $1.4B budget for 2023
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City-County Council votes to nearly triple members’ pay
The Indianapolis City-County Council will get a pay hike for the first time in more than two decades, after it voted Monday night along party lines to increase compensation starting in 2024.Read More
Wastewater treatment plans move ahead despite backlash in West Indy
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The program will offer local government entities free cybersecurity assessments conducted by representatives from Purdue and IU. The state has provided $3.96 million to fund the program.
Indiana voters can begin casting early, in-person ballots Wednesday for the Nov. 8 election in which Democrats are looking for a backlash against the Republican-backed state abortion ban approved over the summer.
Indianapolis officials hope an alliance with other central Indiana leaders will finally persuade legislators to either alter the formula or find other ways to provide more infrastructure dollars to densely populated areas.
Government workers—teachers, firefighters, sanitation workers, bus drivers, city government employees—who make up more than 15% of the U.S. workforce, have seen their wages lag significantly behind those employed by private industry over the past year.
A proposal approved this week by a City-County Council committee calls for allocating funds to make broadcasts of Indianapolis and Marion County government events more accessible to deaf, partially deaf and Spanish-speaking residents.
Andy Nielsen is the first council hopeful to announce a candidacy for 2023’s elections. The race for the redrawn east-side district he’s running in has thinned out, with one council incumbent saying he doesn’t plan to seek reelection.
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 map ordinance—released Friday as part of the City-County Council’s agenda and formally introduced Monday—could also fold four Democratic incumbents into two districts, Democratic leaders confirmed Monday.
Senate Bill 361 would make it possible for the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to create districts across the state to capture sites for large-scale economic development projects.
Two adult boutiques that faced community backlash and legal battles with the city of Indianapolis have prompted state lawmakers to propose legislation that would create statewide restrictions on where sexually-oriented businesses can locate.
House Bill 1122 would prohibit a registered sexually-oriented business from operating within 1,000 feet of a facility that caters to minors.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is again calling for legislation that it says would remove some of the local hurdles such projects now face.
At least 19 states, including Indiana, have this year restricted state or local authorities from safeguarding public health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The clock is ticking for officials to decide whether they’ll raise local income taxes to pay for a $45 million to $50 million jail expansion and justice center to alleviate overcrowding.
An Indianapolis City-County Council committee on Tuesday unanimously voted to advance a plan allowing public employees’ wages to rise with inflation, as work continues on the city’s first public pay scale change in more than a decade.
The amount dedicated to building a 296-space, three-story parking garage servicing the city’s new police station and other adjacent users has grown from $8 million to a projected $11.5 million.
The Democratic-majority council passed the measure 19-5, along party lines, with Republicans opposed because the order didn’t fully lift all capacity limits for businesses.