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Funding for Indy speedway improvements up to new commission

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday appointed the five-member board that will decide whether to spend $100 million in state tax revenue to improve the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

August 14, 2013 6:00 pm Related
State loan will speed improvements to home of Indy 500

State loan will speed improvements to home of Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS | Be sure to take a close look at the "old" Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Sunday's race, because it soon will get some pricey upgrades, courtesy of Hoosier taxpayers and race fans.

May 23, 2013 3:23 pm Related

Speedway bailout crosses finish line

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.

May 10, 2013 7:15 pm Related
General Assembly wraps session distinguished by cooperative tone

General Assembly wraps session distinguished by cooperative tone

INDIANAPOLIS | Hands were shaken, hugs were shared and state lawmakers, who spent the past four months passionately opposing each other in great and small policy debates, were all smiles Saturday morning after House Speaker Brian Bosma gaveled out the 2013 Indiana General Assembly.

April 27, 2013 4:30 pm Related

State doubles potential investment in motorsports industry

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers have replaced a Senate-approved plan giving $100 million in state funds to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a $200 million loan program fueled by slot-machine revenue from central Indiana's casinos.

April 09, 2013 1:56 pm

Speedway bailout supporters take early victory lap

INDIANAPOLIS | Amid their ongoing debate over whether to give $100 million in state tax revenue to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a private company, the Indiana House and Senate halted their normal work Tuesday to celebrate "Indiana Motorsports Day."

March 05, 2013 5:45 pm Related


Romney hits up Indiana donors, ignores voters on eve of primary

INDIANAPOLIS | Mitt Romney swooped into Indiana for a private fundraiser Monday night but left the state without holding a single public event, just hours before the polls opened for Republicans to select their presidential candidate.

May 07, 2012 8:00 pm

Bank bailouts occured during Bush administration

In response to Christopher C. Zelnis of Lansing: It's heartening that you are listening to the Occupy Wall Street protesters. However, you are wrong when you say President Barack Obama bailed out the banks. The bank bailout occurred under a Republican administration, that of George W. Bush.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
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