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Colleen Rosemary Fanning City-County Council 2

Colleen Rosemary Fanning

Colleen Rosemary Fanning for City-County Council, 2

Location
Indy, Indiana
District / Locality
2
County
MARION
Political Affiliation
Republican
Office
City-County Council
Incumbency
Incumbent
Election Date
11/03/2015

FULL PROFILE

Position Spectrum Key
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  • NEUTRAL
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  • SUPPORT
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Quick Bio

I am Colleen Fanning, and I can't wait to be your Dist. 2 Indianapolis City Councilor. Why am I running? Politics has admittedly never been my goal. Serving my community and being as engaged as possible in my city has been a priority throughout my life. Coming from the private sector as a small business owner, I have a record of connecting others, finding solutions, and ultimately creating a positive impact. As your Councilor, I will focus on public safety, economic health and better public transit in the district, Indianapolis and the central Indiana region. www.colleenfanning.com

My Positions

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Crime & Punishment

“Public safety is vitally important to the city, its residents, and me personally. As city-county councilor, I will ensure we use taxpayer resources efficiently so Indy remains an attractive place to move, live, and start a family.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Jobs & the Jobless

“I bought my first business at 24, and I discovered a lifelong passion for small businesses and a commitment to moving the greater Indianapolis community forward. Since then, helping Indy become a world-class place to live, thrive, and enjoy has been a central focus, which is why today I remain a business owner of Grey Market Wine and marketing consulting firm Ike & Fritz Ventures.”

SUPPORT
S

Public Pre-Kindergarten

“In an effort to funnel more of our tax dollars into Marion County public schools, I advocate for an expansion of the state's On My Way Pre-K grant based awards for four-year-olds from low-income families. Approved programs may be located in public or private schools, licensed child cares, etc, and give children access to a high-quality Pre-K program the year before they begin Kindergarten. ”

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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

“I look at issues through three lenses: someone considering to establish roots in Indy, an Indy business owner deciding where to expand, and an out-of-state business looking to relocate her company. To ensure Indy is the best choice, I absolutely support equality for all. I believe strongly in personal freedom, tolerance, lack of government pertinence, and sexual orientation as a protected class. ”

SUPPORT
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Mental Illness & Guns

“Any measure to address illegal weapons and gang-related violence in a measurable, enforceable way will be something I support. I feel trying to address mental health and addiction more effectively can help with violent crime, particularly domestic violence. I would strongly support organizations that are working hard to address the social and mental health issues associated with violent crime.”

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Mass Transit

“I think the best way to pay for mass transit is public-private partnerships. Until corporations (and maybe even our sports franchises) feel the need, I think it will be a difficult challenge. I do not believe residents should bear an extra tax to pay for mass transit - light rail/rapid transit specifically. ”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
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Public Safety

“At 90% of our budget, this issue is critical. We need 150 new officers, but specifically dedicated to the IMPD Metro Drug Taskforce, IMPD Criminal Interdiction Unit and IMPD District Narcotics team. I support vigorously the remarkable efforts of the 10-Point Coalition. Long term, I support reinstatement of the Indianapolis Violence Reduction Partnership and funding for "second chance" programs.”

Message Board

THANK YOU!

Thank you District 2! I'm honored to serve you. A lot of work lies ahead. I sincerely appreciate your ongoing support.

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In The News

I'm honored to be your city-county councilor. "The needs of my district come first, I mean that’s very easy to see ... Our district had a very closely fought council race and I ran an extremely moderate campaign because I’m an extremely moderate person."

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