Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carmel’s mayoral candidates prepare for 1st debate

Mayor Jim Brainard’s two opponents in the May 3 Republican primary will have their first crack at the 16-year incumbent in a debate tonight. The Carmel Clay Republican Club will sponsor the debate at 7 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 1242 W. 136th Street. Local attorney and radio host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz will moderate. Brainard is […]

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Carmel City Council candidate forum

The Carmel-Clay Township Republican party will have a Carmel City Council candidate forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Central Christian Church, 1242 W. 136th St. Michael Casali is challenging Rick Sharp in the Northwest District; Jane Reiman is challenging Eric Seidensticker in the Central District; John Koven and Sue Finkam are challenging Joe Griffiths in […]

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Carmel Mayoral Candidates invited to share their views

To: John Accetturo, Jim Brainard, Marnin Spigelman,  As a public service, we are offering to post a video interview of each candidate for Carmel Mayor on our website, theconstitutionalpatriots.com. Our thought is to provide all voters with a better insight from the vital communication elements of voice inflection, body language and eye contact. The same […]

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John Accetturo: Law needed to oversee redevelopment commissions

The constitutions of the United States and Indiana provide for government that is firmly rooted in a system of checks and balances designed to protect the public interest. They require the executive and legislative branches of local, state and federal governments to work together to ensure that power is not wielded unequally. The power to […]

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Proposed immigration crackdown draws fire

Indiana’s proposed immigration law — which would be one of the toughest such laws in the nation — took hits Tuesday on two fronts. Calling Senate Bill 590 a waste of resources, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced that he had joined about 2,600 people in signing a petition to encourage state lawmakers to leave […]

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