TheStateHouseFile: Gregg details plan for Indiana’s roads, water and other intrastructurePosted Jul 13, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — With hopes of becoming the next governor of Indiana, Democratic candidate for governor John Gregg presented a detailed plan to invest $3.2 billion in Indiana’s infrastructure over the next 10 years, without raising taxes.
The plan works to address the short and long-term needs of the state’s infrastructure network. Current state dollars would be re-purposed to make new investments in the state’s roads, airports and railroads that will generate an... Read More »
IN Public Media: Bloomington Water Rates Expected To Increase In 2017Posted Jul 13, 2016
The Bloomington City Council approved a water rate increase of 22 percent Tuesday night. The increase will likely go into effect in late 2017, if the Indiana Utility Regulation Commission, or IURC, approves.
City of Bloomington Utilities Director Vic Kelson says they plan to submit their proposal to the IURC
“While it feels like a big step, if you look at that big step over the fact that we haven’t raised them at all in the past 5 or 6 years, its really not as large an... Read More »
Indiana Public Media: Bloomington Water Contaminants Rise, Remain Within EPA LimitPosted Jun 14, 2016
Measures taken to contain Disinfectant By-Products, or DBPs, in the Bloomington water supply appear to be successful, though DBPs rose in May.
DBPs are more likely to occur in warm temperatures, and officials are not surprised by the increase. Still, officials say in a statement the numbers “are far more favorable than those from March,” due to a number of changes to the treatment process.
“Moving the introduction of chlorine to a point later in the treatment... Read More »
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