Pence promises to go forward with education overhaul, tax cut pledge
Pence dodged some of the more pointed questions about Bennett, saying he’d leave to the press to speculate about the reasons for Bennett’s loss.
But he also rejected the notion that Bennett’s ouster at the hands of Democrat Glenda Ritz was a sign that voters rejected the sweeping changes in education, which include vouchers for private schools, merit pay for teachers and more high-stakes testing for students.
Planters approved for New Albany with stipulations
“Another issue is that the city is concerned it may turn into a trash bin,” Thompson said of people littering the planters with trash.
Charlestown septic users to face fines
Hall said the area is not conducive to septic systems because of a high rock base and shallow layer of ground cover. He said the age of many of the septic systems is another significant problematic factor.
Jeffersonville’s Market Street to close next week
Assistant City Engineer Bill Dixon said Gohmann plans to open Market Street to traffic each evening during the planned closure to accommodate rush hour traffic.
New Albany City Council approves parks split
One large issue is control of the Southern Indiana Sports Complex, which was given to the joint parks board with the stipulation the facility must be used for recreational purposes.
Pain management restrictions approved for Jeffersonville
Todd Huntington, project coordinator with the GPD Group, said another Taco Bell location on 10th street will remain open.
Clarksville saves big on street projects
“A lot of times with road jobs, you don’t know what’s going to be underneath those road surfaces until we actually mill it and see what the conditions are underneath,” Hart said. “It just so happens that these roads were in fairly decent shape underneath.”
- Big progress on Big Four
Commission approves criminal code reforms
But the commission pushed forward on some other critical areas: recommending that Indiana do away with its punitive “drug-free” zones that ratchet up prison terms and reducing a low-level theft from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Blame it on the rain: ACL posts third quarter losses, cites drought
For the third quarter alone, ACL reported costs of more than $24 million in “drought, flood and other costs.”
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