NWI Perspectives: government

It's a new tax year for NWI residents, workers

It's a new tax year for NWI residents, workers

Lake County residents have never had to look up the county tax schedule for Indiana residents or write anything on Line 9 of their state income returns.

New growth sprouts from NWI's dead past

New growth sprouts from NWI's dead past

Hammond's Edward C. Minas, Gary's Lighthouse Restaurant and East Chicago's Busy Corner Drugs Store were part of formerly bustling Northwest Indiana downtowns.

Economic development leaders working hard

Economic development leaders working hard

Despite a stagnant national economy, local economic development officials said the region has had several good years and continues to move forward.

Public gaining online access to courts

Public gaining online access to courts

The push for electronic access to government services is stronger than ever, and big gains are being made in the courts.

Ethics training hopes to breach region's walll of shame

Ethics training hopes to breach region's walll of shame

Lake County has served a bottomless brunch for corrupt government and business.

Fiscally responsible growth touted in Lake County

Fiscally responsible growth touted in Lake County

CROWN POINT | Over the past year or two, Lake County has counted a number of successes that benefit residents and business.

Advances in economic development, planning lauded

Advances in economic development, planning lauded

Sure Porter County government has seen its share of challenges lately, some of them pretty large, but there have been enough successes over the past year or two and planning for the future to shed a little sunshine on the efforts of all involved.

Lake County communities on the move

Lake County communities on the move

Economic development could be off the charts this year as Lake County communities forge into the new year.

Porter County on the move

Porter County on the move

As Porter County looks to a new year, quality life life issues are a priority.

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