As a proposal to speed up enactment of property tax caps in Indiana heads for a Statehouse conference committee, Bloomington’s mayor said he’s skeptical of the amendment. Still, Democrat Mark Kruzan appears to be siding with some of his political opponents.
Projects run through the Bloomington-Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization are now expected to receive about three million dollars from the federal stimulus package. The number is an improvement over previous estimates, but can’t possibly fund all of the improvements on city and county wish lists.
Bloomington’s mayor says he plans to wait before announcing a timetable for delivering his next State of the City address.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan joins WFIU’s Stan Jastrzebski in the studio for a conversation about making the city a hub for green job and alternative transportation start-ups.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan talks about his definition of economic development, early voting and whether his votes ever cross party lines.
Bloomington mayor Mark Kruzan talks about cleanup from Hurricane Ike, better trails in the city and dealing with sticky personnel matters among appointed officials.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan talks about the city’s new Technology partnership, getting more water fountains for city trails and whether or not he supports a push to lower Indiana’s legal drinking age.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan talks about problems in the county auditor’s office, the possibility of commuter rail in the city and the scourge of balloon.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan talks about the city’s response to flooding, his concerns about turning over control of Bloomington hospital and his friend Jill Long Thompson’s chances to unseat Mitch Daniels as Governor, now that she’s picked a running mate.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan discusses efforts to upgrade Bloomington’s parks and recreation facilities. He also addresses pedestrian safety and convenience throughout Bloomington.