The owners of 20 Marion County bars and nightclubs are suing Indianapolis, Mayor Joe Hogsett, and the Marion County Public Health Department and its director, Dr. Virginia Caine, over COVID-19 pandemic restrictions that they say violate their constitutional rights.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday approved a measure that gives teeth to the city’s minority-contracting program.
Anne Mullin O’Connor will become corporation counsel for the city of Indianapolis at the end of the month, replacing Donald Morgan, who has worked for the city since 2016, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Wednesday.
Bars and nightclubs in Marion County will be allowed to reopen Tuesday, but only under strict limitations, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Thursday morning.
The city of Indianapolis is ramping up its COVID-19 rental assistance program with plans to process about 1,000 applications a day while the funding lasts.
The city of Indianapolis on Thursday will host the first of a series of community meetings focused on improving public safety. The meeting, to be held virtually, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Roughly $162 million has been committed so far to minority-owned businesses helping to build the Marion County’s massive criminal justice center complex in the Twin Aire neighborhood. Advocates for minority contractors say the goal should be higher, especially given the national conversation taking place now about racism and inequity.
Marion County residents can begin applying for rental assistance beginning next week, Indianapolis officials said Wednesday. The coronavirus housing relief effort is expected to be among the largest in the nation.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Marion County Public Health Department officials said Thursday that they’re mandating that face masks be worn in public in Marion County.
The city of Indianapolis has partnered with the Criminal Justice Lab at New York University School of Law to work to reform public safety in Indianapolis.