Category Archives: GENERAL

Hamilton County Council Slashes Funding for Transit

As the divide in Hamilton County government continues to deepen, the County Council slashed funding the County Commissioners requested for transit, economic development and roadwork in the 2017 budget. Local organizations that provide services were caught in the crossfire. The council cut $59,000 from the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA), $75,000 from the Hamilton […]

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Constitution Day Celebration

Please mark your calendars and share with your friends. The Coalition of Central Indiana Tea Parties along with Indy Defenders of Liberty West will be hosting and celebrating Constitution Day on Saturday September 17th from 11:00 AM – 1:15 PM. The event will be held at the Hendricks County Government Center, 355 South Washington Street […]

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Political Smear of Republican Candidate for County Chair

A political smear-piece regarding the candidacy of Pete Peterson for Hamilton County Republican Chairman was received yesterday, January 19th, by a number of Hamilton County Precinct Chairs, Vice Chairs and elected officials.  The document was delivered via US Post Office in an un-marked envelope without a return address.  The attribution at the bottom of the […]

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Facts About Carmel Debt

State property tax cap limit of 1% has been circumvented 1) The State of Indiana has capped the private real estate property tax rate at 1%, with increased rates on commercial real property. However, there are other “Ad Valorum” taxes that can be levied against real property. One such tax is the “Special Benefits Tax.” […]

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Constitutional Patriots Meeting

Join us Tuesday, April 28th at 7pm as WIBC radio talk show host, Tony Katz, will be our speaker. Come and enjoy a fun, informative meeting. Doors open at 6:30 Central Christian church, 1242 W. 136th St., Carmel. Entrance in the back.

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Carmel Debt

The Mayor is using phony numbers to cover up the shortfall in re-paying Carmel’s debt. There are roughly a dozen projects throughout the city that are supposed to be generating revenue right now, yet they’re either producing no revenue or are vastly underperforming expectations. When reality catches up to the Mayor’s phony numbers, we’re going […]

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The Constitutional Patriots Endorse Eric Seidensticker for City Council

Why Are You Running For Office? I am running for re-election so that the integrity of the Central District representation will be maintained. I have served to protect the financial and community interests of the city. the city is in a very precarious position that, if allowed to continue in its present direction, would likely […]

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The Constitutional Patriots Endorse Luci Snyder for City Council

Why Are You Running For Office? I an running for re-election because after years on the Council and chairing the Finance Committee for the last 8 of them, I realize that the finances of this city are complex and, I believe, at a critical stage. What protections I used to think were in place were […]

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Candidate Meet and Greet

The Constitutional Patriots will be hosting a Candidate Meet and Greet for all of the Hamilton County candidates on Tuesday, March 17th at 7pm. We meet at Central Christian church, 1242 W. 136th Street in Carmel. Please share with your friends and neighbors and join us for an evening to get to know your candidates.

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Ball State study grades TIFs as ineffective as economic development tools

By Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly – February 5, 2015 An analysis of tax increment financing districts in Indiana counties by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research concluded that they are an ineffective development tool for Hoosier communities. In fact, the CBER study found TIFs are associated with less employment, less taxable income […]

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