Category: News

The Truth About My Campaign Finances

Regarding the letter from Rich Breyer (Noblesville voter wants Corbett to tell the truth) in yesterday’s Reporter. Mr. Breyer says I “disguised” contributions but that’s absolutely untrue. I reported these contributions from individual citizens of Noblesville (plus one from Indianapolis and my Mom who lives in Colorado) exactly as the law demands. Had these been businesses seeking influence and donating from their corporate accounts, the business names would have been clearly recorded. You don’t find those records in my financial reports because, as I’ve always said, I don’t take money from special interests or people that do business with the city. That was as true before the election as it is today.
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Building A Values-Based Community

Building A Values-Based Community

Over the past three weeks I’ve explained what improved transparency looks like, how historic preservation can be an economic development strategy and how City Hall is letting down the Noblesville taxpayer.

The fourth principle of my campaign is to maintain our small-town values, emphasizing responsible development with a preference Read More

Respecting the Taxpayer

Respecting the Taxpayer

My campaign is based on five key principles. Each week I take a deep dive into one of the five principles. Over the past two weeks I’ve explained what improved transparency looks like and how historic preservation can be an economic development strategy.

The third principle is a greater respect for the Read More

In Memory of Mr. Arbuckle

Noblesville businessman (and local legend) Bob Arbuckle died yesterday, Monday January 28, 2019. He was 96.

I got to know Bob pretty well over the past few years. His Railroad Place shop is just a couple of blocks from my home and I’d stop in to see him occasionally as I walked the neighborhood. More often than not he was hunched over a sewing machine, making detailed repairs to the mechanism, a rare skill that isn’t easy to find these days and ever rarer now that he’s gone.

Bob wasn’t always easy to talk to. He liked to keep a schedule and if he had to concentrate to finish a job he would prefer that you come back later rather than ruin his concentration. I was
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