Twenty programs in Indianapolis will receive more than $6.3 million in homeless assistance grant funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s office announced Thursday, a 13% increase in funding through HUD’s continuum of care program.
On their first day in the majority, House Democrats on Thursday night passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump’s promised border wall. The largely party-line votes came after Trump made a surprise appearance at the White House briefing room pledging to keep up the fight for his signature campaign promise.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s denial of a woman’s discrimination and retaliation claims against her prior employer, finding insufficient evidence to support her claim that she was terminated for taking medical leave.
Police say 26 demonstrators, some in wheelchairs, were arrested Sunday for trespassing outside the Indianapolis home of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act at its annual conference Wednesday in Indianapolis. The event also coincides with the date of the slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years ago.
U.S. Sens. Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly have asked the Department of Housing and Urban Development to adopt a new definition of recreation vehicles they say is clear.