WFIU's Joe Hren talks with Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight.
The Mayor hopes a visiting delegation from Kokomo's sister city in China will lead to increased educational and economic opportunities for the city.
Mayor Goodnight says the city isn't targeting strip clubs with police raids, but the raids do square with a larger "clean up the city" initiative.
It was a spirited discussion with Mayor Goodnight, including talk of whether the flooding brings to light how the city caters to its low-income residents.
Kokomo is getting new investment from Chrysler, but not as much as nearby Tipton. Is there competition there? We'll ask Mayor Goodnight on our next program.
The mayor says the city could pay $2 million for trash service in 2013, but insists he's found enough savings in that budget to pay for home recycling.
To let the public vote on new taxing powers or not -- that is the question.
Mayor Goodnight says he made a deal for a parking space lease not as an apology, but in return for county leaders working with him.
Know what workers the city may propose licensing next? Find out on this editing of Ask The Mayor.
Now that the city's unemployment rate is down below 10 percent, is Kokomo's honeymoon period concerning its economic revival over?