IU Public Policy Institute founder retiring

John L. Krauss is stepping down from his full-time position running the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, but he’s not departing the world of public policy that he has inhabited for four decades. He will work independently in mediation and consulting, continue teaching at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law and work on […]

How about a little policy with your coffee?

What could be better than getting policy experts together, cranking them up on coffee and letting them talk? That’s the idea behind “Public Policy Caffeinated,” a Web-based video series from the IU Public Policy Institute and WFYI Public Media in Indianapolis. And it works — or it does for those of us who are interested […]

Economic issues trouble local officials, IU survey finds

Finding money to pay the bills remains a top-shelf concern for local government officials in Indiana, according to a recent survey conducted by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute. And while local economic conditions may not be getting worse, they aren’t getting better either, officials say. “Local governments are making hard choices to address changing […]

IU gubernatorial forum: smiles all around

Isn’t this a remarkable photograph? It brings together a governor, a former governor, three would-be governors, a former Indiana chief justice and several top Indiana University officials. The photo was taken when the candidates for Indiana governor visited the University Place Conference Center at IUPUI to talk about their plans and priorities in separate conversations […]