We [at Salesforce] understand the unique challenges facing downtown urban centers like the Mile Square, including cleanliness and security.
The current approach of placing the sole responsibility of revitalizing downtown squarely on the shoulders of those already bearing the highest tax burden in the state is unfair and inequitable.
The true vibrancy of a regional economy is determined by high-value exports to other regions, often based on scalable ideas. Today, that means software, energy, advanced materials, financial products, pharmaceuticals, complex manufactured goods, digital content and technical services.
We should not have to worry about basic energy needs, but this is becoming our new normal since Indiana is transitioning away from coal too quickly.
Local rescue organizations and community partners are stretched beyond their limits. Staff and volunteers are forced to bear immense physical and emotional burdens to ensure even a minimal standard of care.
The Ivy Tech Foundation recently wrapped up its first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign—a five-year statewide effort called Invest IN Ivy Tech.
The current water study is examining the art of the possible—if appropriate need should exist in the future to move water from the Lafayette region to central Indiana. Indiana is blessed with more than adequate water resources; they’re just not always precisely where we need them.
We understand and value the essential role we play not only in providing world-class entertainment but also serving as a valuable engine for progress and development.
While IPS continues to serve fewer students in its direct-managed schools, the district’s property tax receipts have almost doubled over the past five years due to increasing tax rates and property values.
For minority women, education not only opens doors but shatters ceilings. Access to quality education equips them with the tools to secure better jobs, invest wisely and be financially stable.
This is a fight against barbarism, one of good versus evil.
I’m sharing five initiatives we’ll advance immediately in January 2024.
Mark Isenberg: Indiana takes overdue step toward retaining physicians health equity and economic development
We now have the potential solution to significantly improve health equity in the Hoosier state while also stimulating economic growth for the state and strengthening health care practices that call Indiana home.
This proposal to eliminate the income tax altogether is not a way to help all Hoosiers—it’s a way to keep high-earning Hoosiers from having to pay their fair share in taxes.
A regulated cannabis industry would create jobs, generate tax revenue and expand investment opportunities.
For a few days this month, Indianapolis and Indiana Humanities will host conversations aimed at helping the nation navigate the pressing issues of our day.
State-by-state comparisons from the Kauffman Foundation, the nation’s leading institution focused on encouraging entrepreneurship, consistently rank Indiana in the bottom half of all states.
Creative Crossroads is a full-day summit centered on targeted dialogue aimed at Indiana’s key decisionmakers—those who shape policy, draft laws and allocate investment dollars to nurture our creative sectors.
Nearly 70% of Swiss high school students are enrolled in a paid apprenticeship program starting at age 15 or 16. This experience develops important skills, such as time management, teamwork, problem solving, accountability and reliability.
With billions of dollars in projects in process or on drawing boards, it’s estimated that Indiana’s construction workforce alone will need to grow to 275,000 workers by 2026, up from about 164,000 now. We shouldn’t ignore half of our population as we seek to meet that need.