The Indianapolis City-County Council voted 19-10 to approve an increase in the income tax rate for public safety, effective January 1st.
Hogsett formed an exploratory committee yesterday to run for Indianapolis mayor, while brushing aside recent accusations.
Marion County Democratic Party Chairman Joel Miller says Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard's policies on crime haven't made the city safer.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard attended the National Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Dallas this year.
Indianapolis will receive a $250,000 grant over the next two years for more bicycle projects.
Many Democrats saw the U.S. attorney as a promising candidate for several possible positions, including Indianapolis mayor, governor and U.S. Senator.
Mayor Greg Ballard is asking FEMA to help offset the millions of dollars the city spent in snow removal, shelters and repairs after last week's snow storm.
Indianapolis-area legislators are holding hearings to evaluate possible improvements for mass transit.
The city has lost out on several conventions due to begging in downtown, say some in the business community.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is putting more than 100 officers back on the streets in the coming weeks.