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9 11 Commission

EDITORIAL: E-911 consolidation must be funded

Lake County officials are considering a property tax referendum this November to provide the essential funding for consolidated E-911 dispatch operations. It would be better to provide the necessary funding sooner, but if the referendum is what it takes, so be it.

June 11, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Finish the job of 911 dispatch consolidation

One of the biggest lessons of 9/11, according to the 9/11 Commission, was that local emergency responders need the ability to communicate easily with each other in the event of a disaster — any kind of disaster. Chairman Thomas Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton see the lack of progress on …

September 11, 2011 12:00 am Related
DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

Right after Labor Day, and right before the 10th anniversary of the terrible terrorist attacks on 9/11, is an ideal time to discuss economic and border security issues. Having discussed this at length last week with a Mexican diplomat doesn't hurt, either.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Hoosier 9/11 expert: Death 'hugely important'

Hoosier 9/11 expert: Death 'hugely important'

One-time Midwest lawmakers who painstakingly scrutinized Osama bin Laden's hatred of the United States cautiously celebrate his demise.

May 02, 2011 5:45 pm Photos


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