By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP The Indiana General Assembly is currently considering a bill that would put into place a bond and financing program based upon the Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) model. The proposed legislation would allow local governments to establish “clean… Read More >
Indiana’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Property Tax Caps: How Will It Affect Public Construction?
By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP On November 2, 2010, Indiana voters will be asked to weigh in on a proposed constitutional amendment relating to property tax caps. The proposed amendment would limit a taxpayer’s property tax liability to 1% of the assessed… Read More >
By: Sean T. Devenney According to recent reports from The Philadelphia Inquirer, plans for a $200 Million construction of a badly needed new Family Court building have derailed due to allegations of mismanagement before the first shovel has hit the ground. The citizens of… Read More >
By: Daniel M. Drewry As the Indiana General Assembly adjourned last March, three relatively anonymous bills (at least in relation to some of their better publicized contemporaries – e.g. the unemployment insurance fix or local government reform) failed to pass that had the potential… Read More >
By: Andrew J. Mallon On January 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission pressed the reset button on decades old First Amendment law addressing whether governments can restrict political speech by limiting a corporation’s or union’s ability to… Read More >
By: Scott P. Fisher On Tuesday voters passed the referendum that clears the way for a new $754 million Wishard Memorial Hospital complex. What voters made clear is that a new Wishard, which serves roughly two-thirds of Marion County’s uninsured patients, is a major… Read More >