Mincing no words, leaders of the Democratic majority on the City-County Council slammed Mayor Greg Ballard’s criticism of the Council’s passage of a 2013 City-County Budget.  And Council President Ballard also strongly criticized the Mayor for his refusal to not get personally engaged in the budget process; refusing to personally reach out to Council leaders […]

After promising that the Detailed 2013 Indianapolis Budget Book would be released to the City-County Council and to the public, late Monday Mayor Greg Ballard and City Controller Jeff Spaulding pulled back on that promise. Afternoons with Amos learned that Spaulding’s office notified City-County Council officials that the full details of the 2013 City/County budget […]

The Democratic majority on Indianapolis’ City-County Council is joining the outrage many in the city/county have over those large pay raises given to Mayor Greg Ballard’s staff.  Afternoons with Amos and PraiseIndy.com first revealed the pay raises late last month. The raises ranged from 6% to 22% and in dollar amount up to $22,000.  City-County […]