Gun violence harms everyone. It shatters lives and erodes neighborhoods. But older adults might be impacted more than other groups.
It is more important today than ever that policymakers, employers, universities, hospital systems and the community return attention to ways to support people in recovery, provide innovative treatment options, and create and implement preventive interventions and strategies to avoid substance use for children at risk.
Gerrymandering allows the GOP to control state legislatures with supermajorities even when voters prefer Democratic candidates by hundreds of thousands of votes. It thus nullifies elections and insulates lawmakers from democratic accountability.
The Tokyo Olympic Games were hardly the super-spreader that was predicted by public health officials, and there’s plenty Indy can learn from that experience.
According to a report by the Indiana Economic Development Corp., the Hoosier state ranks second nationally for worldwide life sciences exports and among the top five states for life sciences industry jobs.
Here are two ideas covering the two largest sources of (non-school) local revenue: property taxes and local income taxes.
Investing in Black business enterprises isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s smart business.
The true cost of mass incarceration in the United States is estimated at more than $180 billion a year. And the carceral system itself doesn’t reduce crime.
Congress helped mitigate the housing crisis through temporary, emergency actions in the American Rescue Plan Act. But now it’s time for a long-term solution that brings real relief to Hoosiers.
Carbon neutrality means being net-neutral—you still emit some greenhouse gases, but investing in projects that soak up the same amount makes you neutral.
The increased cost of raw materials and certain components is one of the most significant new challenges.
Unvaccinated people now account for almost all reported cases and deaths.
Tribalism has clearly triumphed over logic. The desire to “own the libs” has proved to be more powerful than self-protection.
Music has a physio-psychological impact on us. It gets into our bones.
In April of this year, 4 million people quit their jobs. That represents 2.7% of U.S. workers and marks the highest resignation rate ever recorded.
I fully support the sustainability mission of our city. We must take this seriously to remain competitive and to serve the greater good.
The groundswell of support for climate action can also be felt here in Indiana: More than half of Hoosiers now understand that human activity is a major cause of climate change, and nearly two in three registered voters say the state should play a major role in fighting it, according to recent polling conducted by The Nature Conservancy in Indiana.
A federal-sized infrastructure assist would allow Indianapolis to take responsibility for some of the unjust transportation projects of our city’s history.
Our supportive and locally elected school boards charged us to determine how we could address equity and equality not only in the classroom but also in our operation.
Assertions that critical race theory is being taught in America’s elementary and high schools are ludicrous. As I have been complaining pretty much forever, schools aren’t even teaching the most basic concepts required for civic literacy.