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Who are the FCoHC?

We are people in Hamilton County who want a fiscal responsibility in local government advocating low taxes, reduced government spending, and minimal government debt. 

August 1, 2019

Larry Lannan reported on July 15, 2019, "Fadness says this income tax increase would likely bring-in $16 million in 2020 county-wide, while the 911 service bill for the entire county is about $11 million a year.  The extra $5 million could be used to defray costs for e...

June 11, 2019

The City of Fishers often uses these words as our vision:

  • Vibrant

  • Smart

  • Sustainable

  • Sense of Community

  • Quality of life

  • Jobs

  • Entrepreneurial

Without any doubt, these are the goals for a better quality of life. However, it costs mone...

March 8, 2019

Answer: Inequitable Local Income tax distribution! 

The wage earners in Hamilton County pay a 1% local income tax going into one big pot. 

The State has a one-size-fits-all formula whereby Fishers is unfairly paying for Carmel's government services. A city's main reven...

February 1, 2019

The state reports the total local 2019 budget Order for our Schools, County, Cities, Libraries, and Townships in Hamilton County will be $1.2 billion. This is pretty astounding considering we have about 120,000 households which means we are taxed $10,060 per household....

July 12, 2018

Larry Lannan in Fishers reported the City of Fishers wants yet another tax increase. It's only $1.71 per month.   Fishers Moving Toward Increase in Stormwater Fee to Avoid Deficit


Every time a new business or home is built in Fishers, the city will get extra...

June 25, 2018

Some things never change. I went back in time and read a few news clips.  A 1930's article in a local newspaper who surveyed people door-to-door quoted, "Some of the community's young people say they don't vote because they don't know what it's all about." In 1952, a y...

February 24, 2018

Are we labeled anti-establishment when...

- We see cronyism in local government and stand up to it. 
- We speak out against a political sign theft demanding a person like this is not fit to serve. 
- We point out wasteful spending. 
- We ask for transparency....

January 2, 2018

When the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) tool is used properly, A TIF is a public financing method that, when used as it's intended, it's a great subsidy for redevelopment, infrastructure, and other community-improvement projects.

But the problem in Hamilton County is tha...

December 7, 2017

The Indy Star recently wrote an article How Hamilton Southeastern Schools says it's hurt by IKEA, Topgolf and Portillo's.

HSE has a labor problem finding good bus drivers. With a strong economy and low unemployment, 2.8% in July, driving a bus isn't a the top of the l...

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