Mass transit advocates rallied at the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday in celebration of the House Ways and Means passage of HB1011, with a vote of 20-2, allowing for a voter referendum giving local residents a voice on future funding of mass transit in central Indiana. Next up, a floor vote by House. And, if it succeeds there, it is on to the Senate.
Kim Irwin, Executive Director of the Alliance for Health explains.
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Mayor Ballard made a surprise appearance, showing his strong support for this bill and mass transit.
On Monday, Dec. 9, the Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council will vote on an anti-panhandling proposal that could effectively criminalize all variety of artistic street performance in the Downtown area.
Mary Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, will help raise money for an effort to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in Indiana to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.