The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight says Howard County should not raise taxes even as it assumes more costs for emergency management and weights and measures.
The wind farm is expected to span over four counties once it is complete.
Howard County plans to lift its burn ban that has been in place since June.
County officials say they’ll have to take some risks if they agree to the tax break.
Voters will decide in November whether several townships should be consolidated in Howard County.
Residents of Howard County say $50,000 would make up for a grant they thought they had won from Walmart.
A company is beginning the development of a wind farm in Madison and Tipton counties, but it could stop expansion if its tax credits are not renewed.
The affiliation allows Howard regional to maintain its staff and administrative governance.
Mobile app helps showcase things for visitors to do in Kokomo.