The proposal has caused some controversy. It was introduced less than four hours before Monday's council meeting and with less than two months left in current councilors' terms. Mayor Joe Hogsett says he will veto the proposal.
Incumbent Democrat Joe Hogsett collected more than 71 percent of the vote to win a second term as Mayor of Indianapolis. Democrats also picked up six seats on the Indianapolis City-County-Council, adding to their majority.
The council passed the $1.2 billion budget 22-2. It includes increased funding for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and Indianapolis Fire Department and $500,000 for food insecurity initiatives.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...