The Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council approved a proposal which creates a study commission on the effects of the homestead tax credit.
A House committee has killed a proposal to eliminate the four at-large seats on Indianapolis' City-County Council.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said the money will go to support the Capital Improvement Budget and to offset the cost of public safety.
Mayor Greg Ballard says more children in Indianapolis need access to high quality education.
A proposal requiring public disclosure of pay raises for government employees comes after Mayor Greg Ballard gave raises to his staff.
Ballard says changing precinct and district maps together will save about a half-million dollars.
Mayor Greg Ballard met with House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley at the Statehouse on Wednesday.
Mayor Greg Ballard won re-election in Indianapolis but will have to work with many city council Democrats during his next term.
Sewer overflows may not be an exciting subject, Ballard said, but it's one that over seven hundred cities across the nation are dealing with.
Marc Lotter, spokesman for Mayor Greg Ballard says police patrols, snowplow drivers and pothole crews will not be cut back because of expensive gas prices.