Lawmakers Pass Bill For New Soccer Stadium
A bill that helps provide funding for a new soccer stadium in Indianapolis is heading to Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk. Senate Bill 7 creates a professional sports development area, which would capture taxes to help fund the facility. The stadium would serve as the home of the Indy Eleven soccer team and is part of the proposed $550 million Eleven Park project, first announced in January. The bill also approves funding for upgrades to Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the…
Notre Dame Stadium To Host Liverpool Football Club
Notre Dame Stadium will this summer host the Liverpool Football Club as part of the English soccer team’s pre-season preparations. The team is also slated to play at Fenway Park in Boston and Yankee Stadium in New York City.
Indy Ready For NRA’s Return
The National Rifle Association returns to Indianapolis for its annual convention Thursday. Visit Indy Senior Vice President Chris Gahl says, while the event is polarizing, it is also very high-profile, with both President Trump and Vice President Pence set to speak. The convention is expected to bring in 75,000 people and generate a $35 million economic impact. Gahl says the event is on the books to return to Indianapolis in 2023. The 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits…
Indiana’s Rural Digital Divide is Real, But There Are Solutions
While the digital divide may be shrinking in the United States, it is getting wider in our nation’s rural communities, and this is costing these communities $47 billion a year, according to a recent study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Amazon. With a rural population of roughly 22 percent, Indiana has reason to be concerned. The digital divide—a gap in access to information and communications technology— was generally seen as shrinking in recent years with the…
Amazon Planning South Bend Facility
Amazon Logistics has announced plans for its third Indiana delivery center. The company says the facility in South Bend will power its last-mile delivery capabilities in the region with the help of small businesses and independent contractors.