The Indy Parks and Recreation Board wants more time to consider a proposal that would allow people to ride bikes on greenways at all hours. Currently, riders can bike on trails from five in the morning to nine at night. But, the proposal calls for expanding access to 24 hours.
Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday that Zionsville Republican Rep. Steve Braun will take over as Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development this fall, after his term in the legislature is finished.
Veterans centers across the country have come under fire this year for having long wait times. The Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis is no different, with reports of it taking up to 45 days for new patients to see a doctor. Wednesday, veterans from across the state came to discuss their experiences at the local VA center.
The Public Safety and Criminal Justice Committee voted to increase the public safety tax to hire more police. If approved by the full city county council, the tax would increase from 0.35 percent to 0.50 percent and result in $29 million in new revenue.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young, who previously declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, has now ruled in a separate case that Indiana must recognize gay marriages performed in other states. But the decision has no immediate effect.
How much is time worth? And how much is your time worth when it’s spent behind bars for a crime you didn’t commit? In Indiana, the answer is nothing. It's in the minority of states when it comes to compensating the wrongfully convicted.