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Elkhart State of the City 003

Though there are many noteworthy differences in Mayor Moore’s 2015 and 2014 state of the city addresses, some passages on crime fighting and other topics are identical in both years.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 1:34 p.m.
Elkhart State of the City 160

The mayor covered a lot of ground in the 45-minute, 7,000-word address.

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Posted on March 26, 2015 at 7:17 p.m.

Different groups have come up with varying estimates on the impact of the reform measures, on hold due to a pending lawsuit.

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Posted on March 18, 2015 at 4:17 p.m.
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The Elkhart City Council turned back a police cam proposal, but Mayor Dick Moore plans to introduce another plan.

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The aim of the projects, promoted by the Elkhart Redevelopment Commission, is to spur development in and around the city center and lure visitors.

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The city proposes spending $349,000 for the cameras and related equipment and the Elkhart City Council is to take the matter up later this month.

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State lawmakers pressured the mayor to annex to resolve a sewer dispute, he says, but are now criticizing the state law tapped to complete the process.

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House lawmakers were going to vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban most abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy, but those plans were scrapped. Instead, they voted on an alternative measure.

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Clamoring is on the rise among property owners in three areas suing to prevent Elkhart from annexing them.

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In the city of Elkhart, African-Americans account for 14.3 percent of the overall population, but just 6.1 percent of the Elkhart Police Department. Hispanics account for 24.3 percent of the population and 1.8 percent of the force.

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