Waynedale Politial Commentaries

What are your Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana politicians working on for you? Local, regional and state wide politics can be found here written by your elected officials.

For more than 150 years, the best of Hoosier tradition has annually culminated in one event: the Indiana State Fair. Hoosiers from all walks of life have converged each year to celebrate the best of agriculture, innovation, food, family and fun.

In that long history, much has happened. Since the fair's inception in 1852, it has seen visitors such as Presidents Woodrow Wilson, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hoosiers have been entertained by the likes of Captain...

Read more...

Our City Police and Fire Departments are not the only divisions making great strides, thanks to a fiscal proposal that developed an investment strategy for our city's future. Our newly-developed fiscal policy is not only enabling us to hiring 15 firefighters and 20 police officers, it is also enabling us to make necessary improvements to our Parks system.

I recently joined with Parks officials and other city leaders in announcing that our new fiscal policy plan includes allocating $3 million...

Read more...

When visitors come to the Township for assistance the time it takes to process their request can vary by a great deal. Some individuals are truly amazed at the process and some are not very happy with it. Often the perceptions of a client are based on what assistance is received or denied, and how long it took to get the results.

On a day when all of our staff members are here ready to work and there are not too many "walk-in" or emergency cases, clients are usually satisfied with the amount...

Read more...

"Cutting the red tape." It's a figure of speech we're all familiar with, and one we can all stand behind. Each year, as business practices and technology become more advanced, government must make necessary changes to outdated, complicated and even conflicting rules that can impede business growth.

As your state legislator, I am committed to keeping Indiana's government streamlined, efficient and free from that notorious "red tape."

The recently introduced "Cut Red Tape" website, created by...

Read more...

I recently told you about our City Fire Department making plans to hire 15 new firefighters, thanks to a fiscal proposal that developed an investment strategy for Fort Wayne's future. Well, there's more great news to report: The Fort Wayne Police Department is hiring, too! I recently joined Police Chief Rusty York to announce that the police department will soon hire 20 new police officers.

Again, this announcement was made possible by the leadership of my Administration, the Fiscal Policy...

Read more...

Summer is, for many of us, that season when we can spend more time with those who are close to us. This has certainly been true for me. Recently I got to relax with some very close family members. We spent time at the Three Rivers Festival enjoying the parade, junk food ally, and just being around the festivities together. Hopefully the heat didn't keep you away from all of the fun that was offered there!

It is said that spending time with loved ones can help a person get through a personal...

Read more...

Free E-mail Subscription

Receive the latest Waynedale News by e-mail every issue!
* Means Required Field

First Name *

Last Name

Email *

Phone Number
(Cell Phone Texts)

Zip-Code *