Southern Indiana http://wfpl.org en U.S. Attorney For Southern Indiana Steps Down Amid Indianapolis Mayoral Talk http://wfpl.org/post/us-attorney-southern-indiana-steps-down-amid-indianapolis-mayoral-talk <p>U.S. Attorney Joseph Hogsett is resigning as the top federal prosecutor for central and southern Indiana after nearly four years in the position.</p><p>The decision announced Monday by the former Indiana secretary of state follows months of speculation that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Indianapolis mayor next year.</p><p>Hogsett's office says his resignation will be effective July 31. His resignation letter to Attorney General Eric Holder doesn't give a reason for the decision.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:56:36 +0000 Associated Press 9768 at http://wfpl.org U.S. Attorney For Southern Indiana Steps Down Amid Indianapolis Mayoral Talk Jeffersonville Forms Public Art Study Committee http://wfpl.org/post/jeffersonville-forms-public-art-study-committee <p>The city of Jeffersonville, Ind., has formed a study committee on public art. The committee will lay the groundwork for a new public art initiative.&nbsp;City council member-at-large Nathan Samuel hopes a public art initiative will help rally Jeffersonville citizens and leaders around a positive cause.</p><p>“I think Jeffersonville suffers from a self-esteem problem," says Samuel. "We don’t give ourselves enough credit for what we have here.”</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:23:14 +0000 Erin Keane 1416 at http://wfpl.org Jeffersonville Forms Public Art Study Committee