We urge lawmakers and Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration not to fritter away the cash on this and that and the other thing that don’t add up to anything consequential.
Counting the seconds: Timekeeper works 21 NCAA games (oh and Pacers games, too)
Randy Fishman had the best seat in the house for Monday night’s championship, located courtside and smack dab in the middle. Friends watching the game on television would have seen him just above the black line running across midcourt.Read More
MIKE LOPRESTI: For Carmel High School, sports dynasty hits milestone
Last week, the Carmel boys golf team rolled to another championship by 17 strokes. It was the seventh state title of the school year for the giant school from the suburban beehive, whose population is now past 90,000.Read More
$50M HHGregg suit attacks insiders for accepting customer deposits to very end
The suit charges that accepting the deposits at a time HHGregg’s tailspin cast doubt on its ability to provide the merchandise saddled the company “with tens of millions of dollars in unwarranted and unnecessary liabilities and recklessly caused the permanent destruction of the company’s value as a going concern.”Read More
Acknowledging mistakes and correcting them quickly is key to rebuilding trust with skeptical or frustrated readers.
March Madness is serving as continued inspiration for the Indianapolis Host Committee as we move forward plans for Indianapolis’ next signature event—the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 10, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium.
We know that many Hoosiers who have access to digital infrastructure are unable or unwilling to subscribe. When so many in our state are struggling to put a meal on the table, they will inevitably struggle to have devices and a broadband subscription. Building new infrastructure will not bridge this gap. We must also invest in broadband adoption and digital literacy programs.
IBJ is exploring how the state should spend $3 billion it will receive from the federal government as part of a pandemic-related stimulus bill. We asked three community leaders—Indiana Economic Development Corp. board member John Thompson, entrepreneur Bill Oesterle and state Rep. Greg Porter, D-Indianapolis, what they think the state should prioritize.
Because Gov. Eric Holcomb followed the advice of public health experts and instituted a statewide mask mandate in the middle of a global pandemic, a group of his fellow Republicans are now out for revenge.
Many point to the 1987 Pan American Games, and more recently the 2012 Super Bowl, as pivotal moments in Indy’s now 200-yearlong history. Without question, March 2021 is forever cemented on the timeline.
We all know that adversity is part of the game. And unfortunately, that is where we find ourselves as a community today—dealing with some pandemic-related economic adversity, but also with a golden opportunity to rebound and showcase our teamwork, resiliency and dedication.
This is the 41st time I have attended the Final Four. I have never seen anything like this version. And I hope never to see anything like it again.
We are at a “red flag” moment in the evolution of transportation in greater Indianapolis. Either we give our young professionals the transportation options that they expect before they move away or we have an official ceremony and declare ourselves officially married, for better or for worse, to the automobile and massive highway construction expense.
As Gov. Eric Holcomb looks to fill the shoes of departing Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger, he can forge a path for the Indiana Economic Development Corp. that focuses on fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem that makes Indiana the best place to start a business in America.
The organization seems to be taking gender equity issues seriously. But there appears to be a long way to go toward building a culture of equity, toward making sure it is part of the NCAA’s DNA in all matters.
Democratic senators represent about 40 million more voters than do Republican senators—a disproportion not reflected in the Senate’s 50/50 split, a split that depends upon Vice President Kamala Harris to wield a tie-breaking vote. And it is likely to get worse.
Not everyone had the luxury of working from home during the time known to most of us as “quarantine” or “lockdown.” It was heartwarming to see how many businesses continued to find ways to pay and support their hourly employees despite mandatory closures.
Revelation: Not all sports events are problem-free, irrespective of the athlete or spectator perspective.
At a time when Indianapolis could use every single dollar a visitor wants to spend, I’m happy to have teams whose fans are within a few hours’ drive of the city.