We're fortunate that we've been able to build a fan base brick by brick. We never got the gold or platinum record. … But through touring and just putting out music … our fan base has gotten stronger and stronger to where it's sustaining (itself) without that big pop hit.

Today's offshore technology allows us to produce more energy with fewer facilities and less impact than ever before.

With all of Indianapolis' growth, it's important to have something updated. I'd like to see what it will bring to the community.

Honestly, it wasn't (too tense). I know all of the candidates quite well, and I'm not a terribly competitive person, so I wasn't taking it as a personal battle.

I was glad to have so much participation. That's why it doesn't hurt to be so close to another candidate. With so much participation, people have had a chance to be heard. If I don't make it, I don't make it. It's not the end of the world.

In my opinion, anything educational is worth what they're spending on it.