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Pence's $400M in extra state road funds to bypass region

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.

April 03, 2014 5:55 pm

Calumet City officials back budget; Jones objects to last-minute salary ordinance

CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Wednesday approved an appropriations ordinance that dictates how municipal government will spend $34.56 million during the fiscal year that began May 1.

July 31, 2013 10:15 pm

City Council prepares to approve budget in the black

CALUMET CITY | The City Council, meeting Tuesday as a finance committee, spent one last session reviewing a proposed budget for the current fiscal year.

July 30, 2013 11:30 pm

Cal City to double financial aid to veterans groups

CALUMET CITY | The City Council is likely to approve a municipal budget this week that doubles the amount of money the city provides to groups such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

July 29, 2013 10:00 pm

Council expected to approve appropriations ordinance Wednesday

CALUMET CITY | The City Council will engage in a last-minute push this week to review and approve the ordinance that dictates municipal spending for the current fiscal year.

July 28, 2013 6:15 pm

Lynwood approves financial appropriations for fiscal year

LYNWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance detailing its appropriation of just under $9.2 million to maintain municipal government for the current fiscal year.

July 23, 2013 9:56 pm

Crete sets deadlines for vehicle sticker purchase

CRETE | Local car owners now have a summertime deadline for buying village vehicle stickers without penalty.

June 24, 2013 10:31 pm

Pence ties state agency budgets to performance

INDIANAPOLIS | State agencies meeting or beating performance targets will be permitted to spend nearly their full appropriations under a management plan announced Monday by Gov. Mike Pence.

June 17, 2013 6:30 pm Related

Trouble ahead for plan giving school vouchers to siblings

INDIANAPOLIS | A top Senate Republican appeared ready Wednesday to kill legislation intended to increase the availability of private school vouchers.

January 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Cal City approves appropriations for current fiscal year

CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Thursday approved an appropriations ordinance that provides a nearly $1.4 million increase in funds for municipal government for the current fiscal year.

July 26, 2012 10:50 pm

Jones’ ‘speed bump’ request incorporated into proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones got his City Council colleagues to add some money to the proposed budget for an issue in which he has taken interest in recent weeks – speed bumps on residential streets.

July 19, 2012 10:30 pm

New firefighters among potential benefits to proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | The City Council reviewed its proposed budget for the Fire Department for the current fiscal year – one that could allow the city to hire three new firefighters in coming months.

July 18, 2012 11:30 pm

Cal City budget similar to last year, but potential exists for last-minute changes

CALUMET CITY | City Council members began their process of a line-by-line review of an appropriations ordinance that makes few changes from last year, but also leaves open the possibility for last-minute increases in the days before a budget gets final approval.

July 17, 2012 9:23 pm

Council prepares to approve Calumet City appropriations

CALUMET CITY | City officials will spend most of next week reviewing the proposed appropriations ordinance that details spending for the current fiscal year.

July 12, 2012 11:00 pm

Crete approves $12.54 million appropriations fund for current year

CRETE | The Village Board gave its approval Monday for an appropriations ordinance detailing municipal spending of $12.54 million for the current fiscal year.

June 25, 2012 10:45 pm

$33M spending plan outlined

CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval Wednesday to an appropriations ordinance that will allocate nearly $33.32 million for the day-to-day operations of city government for the fiscal year that began May 1.

July 27, 2011 9:15 pm

Board approves $8 million in appropriations

LYNWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance appropriating a little over $8 million for the 2011-12 fiscal year.

July 26, 2011 10:30 pm

Lansing OKs $24M spending plan for government operations

LANSING | Without opposition, the Village Board on Tuesday gave its approval to an appropriations ordinance that allocates about $24 million for the daily expenses of municipal government.

July 19, 2011 8:55 pm

Village board approves $12.2 million in appropriations

CRETE | The Village Board approved an appropriations ordinance totaling a little over $12.2 million for the 2011-12 fiscal year.

July 12, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Legislature needs to keep its promise

Few taxpayers can forget the lame-duck General Assembly increased the income tax rate by 2 percentage points in January.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am
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