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.
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.