NWI Perspectives: government
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.
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.
Despite a stagnant national economy, local economic development officials said the region has had several good years and continues to move forward.
The push for electronic access to government services is stronger than ever, and big gains are being made in the courts.
Lake County has served a bottomless brunch for corrupt government and business.
CROWN POINT | Over the past year or two, Lake County has counted a number of successes that benefit residents and business.
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.
Economic development could be off the charts this year as Lake County communities forge into the new year.
As Porter County looks to a new year, quality life life issues are a priority.