No one ever said local government reform, especially when talking about townships, is an easy topic to completely understand. There’s a complicated system that has 150-plus years of history — and complexity — behind it. Lots of numbers are thrown about. Many people like, and benefit, from the status quo despite the inefficient use of taxpayer dollars.
State Rep. Ed DeLaney (D-Indianapolis) is leading the charge in the House of Representatives in 2010 with a bill that would eliminate townships. In an interview that aired earlier today on the "Abdul in the Morning" radio program on WXNT (1430-AM in Indianapolis), DeLaney clearly explained why this is an important issue, why he has made it a top priority and why you should support his efforts. Take a few minutes to listen — and then act.