Americans With Disabilities Act
HAMMOND | A semi-quadriplegic man serving time for robbery at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City is pressing ahead with a lawsuit against Lake County officials over his treatment during his incarceration at the Lake County Jail.
VALPARAISO | The City Council held five public hearings on different issues, most involving spending tax money, at Monday's meeting without garnering any public comments.
VALPARAISO | The city has chosen a consulting team headed by ACP Visioning and Planning, of Columbus, Ohio, to develop what will be the most ambitious strategic plan in Valparaiso's history.
GARY | ADA and GINA: Understanding the Rules when Employers Request Medical or Genetic Information is the topic of a free audio conference hosted by ADA- Indiana from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Arc Northwest Indiana, Main Office, 2650 W. 35th Ave.
VALPARAISO | A plan for bringing all facilities within the public rights of way into compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act was approved by the city's Board of Public Works and Safety on Wednesday.
KOUTS | Two deadlines are combining to create a bit of a financial headache for the town.
SCHERERVILLE | Town officials are creating Schererville's Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan.
GARY | The Arc Northwest Indiana will host an ADA-Indiana Free Audio Conference from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at its 2650 W. 35th Ave. site.
VALPARAISO | It's been 20 years since the federal government required government entities with 50 or more employees to make public facilities comply with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.
MERRILLVILLE | Town leaders want developers to update curbs and sidewalk ramps in some subdivisions before Merrillville will accept roads from the communities into the town's inventory.
VALPARAISO | It was a night for receiving awards and spending money at Monday's City Council meeting.
MERRILLVILLE | The town is planning projects to improve its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
HOBART | The city is in the midst of adopting a new Americans with Disabilities Act compliance plan, Building Official Mike Hannigan said.
GARY | An open dialogue with the U.S. Department of Justice on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be available via video conferencing from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Arc Northwest Indiana, 2650 W. 35th Ave.
VALPARAISO | Members of the city's Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability got a lesson Wednesday on compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
HAMMOND | Riders of Northwest Indiana's public transit system loudly voiced their concerns and frustrations during a public hearing on Wednesday at Purdue University Calumet.
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