INDIANAPOLIS — Mayor Joe Hogsett will seek a third and final term in office, he announced Tuesday evening. Speaking to a group of supporters at the Indianapolis City Market, Hogsett began by touting his leadership and the city’s record through the COVID-19 pandemic, which began just months after he was reelected in 2019. The Mayor […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Monday, the City-County Council passed Mayor Joe Hogsett’s $1.46 billion 2023 operating budget. “I want to thank President Osili, Vice President Adamson, Leaders Lewis and Mowery, and both caucuses for their significant collaboration and support of our spending priorities,” Mayor Hogsett said. “The bipartisan passage of next year’s budget is a major […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said a clinician-led pilot program to respond to mental health-related calls could begin early next year if the City-County Council approves the proposal in October. Hogsett, Director of the Office of Public Health and Safety Lauren Rodriguez, City-County Councilor Crista Carlino, D-District 6 and Josh Riddick with Faith in […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Mayor Joe Hogsett wants to give homeowners a tax credit next year as Marion County residents are getting hit with high inflation and higher property taxes. The $27 million tax relief proposal is part of the proposed 2023 fiscal package Hogsett introduced to the City-County Council on Monday night. “While the city does […]

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett, along with numerous community and faith leaders, joined together to announce a partnership between the city and DoorDash to provide free home deliveries of groceries, sanitary items and other necessities. The partnership, part of Project Dash, aims to deliver necessary food and household items to families across Marion County […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Tuesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett along with the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center announced the recipients of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Grant Program. The grant money, which is funded by American Rescue Plan dollars, gives neighborhoods in Indianapolis a chance to request as much as $10,000 for projects that add quality to their neighborhood. “My thanks […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Wednesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Indianapolis Foundation announced 31 recipients of the first round of funding from the Elevation Grant Program. The Elevation Grant Program, announced in March, aims to reduce crime across the city. The grant program will invest $45 million in neighborhoods over the next three years. That money will […]

INDIANAPOLIS — There are a lot of infrastructure and transportation projects happening across the Circle City. On Wednesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett will kick off the second phase of his Circle City Forward initiative. Residents tell WRTV they are happy to finally see this curb-to-curb enhancement in their community. Clarissa Chappelle and her family relocated to the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A new effort is underway to beautify neighborhoods and connect residents in Indianapolis. Up to $500,000 in grant money is now available through the City of Indianapolis Neighborhood Grant Program. Projects can include community gardens, gateway signs, murals or other things that bring neighborhoods together. “The possibilities [for projects] are endless,” Mayor Joe Hogsett […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Love, hope and peace was the message echoed across the Far Eastside early Saturday morning. The Annual Far Eastside Community Peace Walk brought out Mayor Joe Hogsett, Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears, councilors, community groups, religious leaders and families of victims. It started and ended on North Post Road at the Reset Center […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett introduced a proposed $400 million fiscal package for 2022 with a large portion focusing on crime reduction initiatives during Monday evening’s City-County Council meeting. Hogsett said the package aims to meet the moment and “create a transformative change with investments.” There are no proposed tax increases for the proposals. Crime prevention […]

INDIANAPOLIS — In a city where homicides are on pace to break another tragic record, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration has invested millions of dollars into programs, technology and other initiatiaves aimed at reducing violence. Hogsett has launched a series of reforms to policing in the city, along with providing grants to community groups and funding […]