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Hammond council debates firefighters contract proposal

HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.

April 14, 2014 10:15 pm

Hammond city councilman may reintroduce proposal limiting paid positions for city employees

HAMMOND | City Councilman Bob Markovich pulled a proposal Monday to bar Hammond employees from serving in more than one paid position in the city.

March 14, 2013 9:30 pm

Bob Markovich to receive Purdue Calumet award Feb. 9

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet alumnus and 1970s basketball player Bob Markovich will be honored by his alma mater and the university’s alumni association Feb. 9.

February 04, 2013 2:35 pm

Hammond City Council resparks debate on position elimination

HAMMOND | A Hammond city councilman resparked the debate over the elimination of a support position from the City Council office at the group's last meeting of the year.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am

Inexorable pressure for a Lake County income tax?

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is borrowing, rather than taxing, its way to a balanced 2013 budget.

November 26, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond councilman, mayor trade barbs over budget cut

HAMMOND | A decision to cut an administrative assistant position in the Hammond City Council office led to heated dialogue Monday between Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and City Councilman Bob Markovich.

October 22, 2012 11:30 pm

Hammond City Council expected to OK settlement over rental unit fees

HAMMOND | After delaying the request last month, the City Council on Monday is expected to approve paying a settlement in the Indiana Apartment Association's lawsuit against Hammond.

May 10, 2012 7:00 pm

Hammond City Council delays paying settlement over rental unit fees

HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday delayed paying $150,000 to settle the Indiana Apartment Association's lawsuit against the city.

April 23, 2012 10:15 pm
Robert A. Markovich

Robert A. Markovich

Bob Markovich, Democratic candidate for Hammond city council.

October 27, 2011 2:32 pm
MARK KIESLING: McDermott consolidates power on council

MARK KIESLING: McDermott consolidates power on council

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. looks like he is consolidating power on the City Council.

August 22, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond councilman fails to subpoena vendor

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council tried and failed to subpoena a vendor after City Controller Bobby Lendi overrode the council's request for the vendor to appear.

July 03, 2011 10:14 am

Four seek three at-large seats in Hammond race

HAMMOND | The four candidates running in Tuesday's Democratic primary race to fill three councilman-at-large spots on the November general election ballot all sought the same seat in 2007.

April 27, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Party speech fees have some seeing red, others green

MARK KIESLING: Party speech fees have some seeing red, others green

Whether you think the fees charged to speak to the Hammond Democratic organization are extortion or fundraising depends on which side of the cash you are on.

March 14, 2011 12:00 am

Higgs casts tie-breaking vote for himself

HAMMOND | Hammond City Council President Anthony Higgs cast the deciding vote Monday night to remain president after the council deadlocked over him and another candidate.

January 11, 2011 12:00 am
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