In an Afternoons with Amos exclusive interview, City-County Councilwoman Christine Scales, a two term Republican Councilwoman speaks out on why the Republican leadership of the Council banned her this week from sitting with the other Republican Councilors during their regular caucus sessions.  For years Council members of both parties meet in separate caucuses before each […]

  In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview, City-County Councilmen Vop Osili and Joe Simpson explain their support of a controversial deal of those controversial TIF (Tax Increment Finance) districts downtown and on Mass Avenue that the two say will bring jobs and development to a near westside Black community. Last Monday, in controversial 5-1 […]

Mass Ave, the trendy downtown area of bars, restaurants, shops, condos and apartments along the Massachusetts Avenue corridor is part of a major controversy.  The Ballard Administration wants to develop the block housing the Indianapolis Fire Department Headquarters and a Fire Station.  In order to make the project happen, millions of dollars of potential property […]

  Angry, yet determined, leaders of the Indianapolis City-County Council blasted Mayor Greg Ballard’s recent criticism of the Council.  During a wide ranging interview on Afternoons with Amos, Council Majority Leader Vernon Brown and Councillors Monroe Gray and Pam Hickman, all Democrats, characterized as “false” and “not true” the Mayor saying that the Council had […]

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 […]