LaPorte Government News

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received f…

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

McDermott creates political action committee, eyeing statewide run

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has established a political action committee to support Democratic candidates running for st…

February 28, 2014 6:30 pm

House panel removes target from gun buyback programs

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved ban on local governments holding gun buyback events was deleted Tuesday from pending gun legislation by a Hou…

February 25, 2014 12:40 pm

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptica…

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week ap…

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leader…

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm

Zoeller tabs school safety funding as top accomplishment for year

Zoeller tabs school safety funding as top accomplishment for year

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller considers his work to secure funding for additional school resource officers and other school saf…

December 27, 2013 2:30 pm

Input sought on LaPorte trail development

LAPORTE | There's a vision in LaPorte of trails for bicyclists and walkers who would then get off the path and patronize the downtown businesses.

October 27, 2013 6:30 pm

Three now vying for GOP state treasurer nomination

INDIANAPOLIS | With the Republican secretary of state and state auditor nominations likely locked up by incumbents, the state treasurer race i…

October 14, 2013 5:59 pm


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801 Michigan Avenue La Porte, IN 46350
219.362.0151

Police Department

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219.362.9446

Fire Department

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Phone: 219.362.7056