LaPorte Government News

Gov't employee retirements not tied to annuity change

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is seeing a retirement surge among state and local government employees and teachers this year, but it appears a state-…

August 26, 2014 6:00 pm

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small gro…

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm Related

LaPorte officials take aim at problem landlords, tenants

LAPORTE | City officials have taken action in hopes of reducing the number of complaints leveled against local landlords and tenants.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Grand Prix brings $1.5 million to LaPorte

LAPORTE | The amount of money this year's Maple City Grand Prix rained down on LaPorte was up 50 percent over 2013.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

LaPorte County bans booze at strip joints to discourage clubs

LAPORTE | To make sure the local landscape remains free of strip joints, LaPorte County has banned serving alcohol at sexually oriented establ…

June 19, 2014 5:39 pm

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


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