Majority Leader Vernon Brown

In the most naked, blatant use of partisan political power in Indianapolis history, Mayor Greg Ballard retaliated against the Democratic majority in the City-County Council by ordering a severe decimation of the budget of the Council and of Marion County agencies run by independently elected Democratic county officials. The unprecedented partisan action occurred when the […]

In a wide ranging interview on Afternoons with Amos, the leadership of the Indianapolis City-County Council blasted the Ballard Administration for a lack of leadership on a number of issues. In their latest monthly appearance, Council President Maggie Lewis, Vice-President Brian Mahern and Majority Leader Vernon Brown said a major problem was the failure of […]

Leaders of the Indianapolis City-County Council are demanding leadership from Mayor Greg Ballard in solving the over $30 million funding crisis in the city/county’s Public Safety Agencies.  Appearing on Afternoons with Amos, City-County Council President Maggie Lewis, Majority Leader Vernon Brown and At Large Councilmen Zach Adamson and John Barth talked frankly about the city’s […]

The Leaders of Indianapolis’ City-County Council appeared on Afternoons with Amos talking frankly about Indianapolis’ growing budget crisis. Council President Maggie Lewis, Vice-President Brian Mahern and Majority Leader Vernon Brown told Amos and listeners that Mayor Ballard’s Administration has not been fully forthcoming about the reasons the city’s facing a $50/$70 million deficit, including a […]

  Click Above to Listen to Interview.  Runs 51 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. In their first, live Indianapolis media interview, the new Democratic leadership of the City-County Council appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk the Council Democrats’ priorities, goals and objectives.  Maggie Lewis, the new Council President, Brian Mahern, the new Vice-President and majority […]