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State OKs funding for new Tamarack Hall at IUN

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Budget Committee gave the go-ahead Wednesday for a $45 million project to rebuild Tamarack Hall on the Indiana University Northwest campus in Gary.

July 10, 2013 6:30 pm
Election would go on if disaster hit Indiana

Election would go on if disaster hit Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | The images of houses under water in New York and New Jersey because of Superstorm Sandy call to mind the thousands of Northwest Indiana homes flooded in 2008 following a major storm.

November 02, 2012 6:30 pm

Plan for Little Cal levee maintenance fee advances

INDIANAPOLIS | A compromise plan to charge most Lake County residents and businesses a fee for Little Calumet River levee maintenance was approved 9-0 by an Indiana House committee Wednesday.

January 11, 2012 7:15 pm
State auditors concerned about Lake Station finances

State auditors concerned about Lake Station finances

INDIANAPOLIS | State auditors reported Friday they have "substantial doubt" about Lake Station's "ability to continue as a going concern" due to the city's $1.8 million general fund deficit and the effect of property tax caps limiting future revenue.

October 28, 2011 7:00 pm Related

Region lawmakers working on Little Cal compromise

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana legislators will meet as a delegation again on Wednesday trying to reach an agreement on a funding source for maintenance of Little Calumet River levees.

April 26, 2011 8:30 pm

State budget advances without Little Cal levee funds

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to use region casino funds to pay for maintaining Little Calumet River levees was removed from the proposed state budget Monday.

April 18, 2011 8:30 pm

Ind. House OKs using casino money to pay for Little Cal levees

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond, Gary and Lake County would have to fork over a share of their casino revenue to pay for maintenance of Little Calumet River levees under an amendment approved Tuesday by the Indiana House.

March 29, 2011 8:45 pm

New Little Cal levee plan paid for with casino money

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond, Gary and Lake County would lose a portion of their casino tax revenue to pay for maintaining the Little Calumet River levees under legislation filed Thursday in the Indiana House.

February 24, 2011 4:08 pm

Region projects get state OK

INDIANAPOLIS | Spending for two building projects at Purdue University Calumet and for work to complete levees along the Little Calumet River was approved Wednesday by the State Budget Committee.

July 08, 2010 12:00 am
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