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Federal budget crunch idles Ill., other Guard units

CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation's citizen-soldiers, whose motto is "Always Ready, Always There," won't be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall.

September 05, 2014 11:09 am

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Valpo parks budget begnning to look better

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board approved a 2014 budget Tuesday that included 3 percent raises for all employees.

August 29, 2013 6:00 pm
Gregg pummels Pence in lively final debate

Gregg pummels Pence in lively final debate

FORT WAYNE | With a new poll showing his lead in the race for Indiana governor diminishing, Republican Mike Pence strayed from his well-rehearsed script Thursday and finally engaged Democrat John Gregg during their final debate.

October 25, 2012 8:00 pm Related

Porter County digging deeper to cover rising fuel prices

VALPARAISO | Rising fuel prices forced the Porter County Council to come up with an additional $250,000 to keep police cars and other county vehicles moving through the end of the year.

August 29, 2012 10:12 am
Region senator to recommend budget tactics to other states

Region senator to recommend budget tactics to other states

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana state senator has been tapped to help guide states toward responsible budgets.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am

Council approves Genesis Center expenses

GARY | The City Council approved $1.078 million Tuesday to defray expenses at the Genesis Convention Center this year.

March 20, 2012 9:30 pm

Tobacco, alcohol included in tax hikes to balance county budget

CHICAGO | A move meant to provide more money for Cook County government could backfire and wind up sending more business to Northwest Indiana and other counties on the fringes of the Chicago area.

November 14, 2011 12:38 pm

Porter County Council, commissioners to meet on funding plan

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council postponed action Monday on several budgets from the Board of County Commissioners and scheduled a joint meeting between the two bodies to discuss a strategic plan for funding several major items.

October 03, 2011 9:15 pm

Cook County health system OKs preliminary $900M budget

CHICAGO | The Cook County Health and Hospital System Board on Wednesday approved its proposed budget closing the gap for subsidies between itself and County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's office from $74 million to $35.5 million.

September 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Valpo council's 2012 budget plan shaves spending by nearly $16K

VALPARAISO | Costs might be going up, but the city's 2012 budget is going down.

August 22, 2011 8:50 pm

Cal City ponders raises for department heads

CALUMET CITY | The officials who steer the various parts of Calumet City government may get pay raises of between 2 and 4 percent.

July 24, 2011 11:15 pm

Valpo makes old money new again

VALPARAISO | It's almost like finding an uncashed check in an old coat when you were wondering how to pay for a big car repair bill.

July 11, 2011 12:00 am

Crete opposes state's wish to withhold cash from municipalities

CRETE | The Village Board is taking steps to try to prevent a loss of funds that the state owes Crete.

May 09, 2011 10:40 pm

C.P. school district puts support staff, execs on notice about possible cuts

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community School Corp. Superintendent Teresa Eineman gave preliminary notices to 48 teachers and said she also is putting support staff and administrators on notice that unless the upcoming referendum passes, they may not have a job in the fall.

April 14, 2011 7:40 pm

EDITORIAL: Keep cutting to prevent federal shutdown

Last year's election sent a strong signal to Congress and the White House that business as usual has to change. Shutting down the federal government, however, would be shameful.

April 08, 2011 12:00 am

Legislature facies tough budget choices

SPRINGFIELD | Changes to the state's budgeting process will put more responsibility in the hands of the General Assembly this spring.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep cutting Indiana's budget

For the past several months, as Indiana officials listened to budget requests, the shark music in the background almost was audible. The projected deficit meant requests had to be guarded, not aggressive.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am Related

Sauk Village ratifies balanced budget for new fiscal year

SAUK VILLAGE | The village board on Tuesday ratified a balanced budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year that began Nov. 1.

November 10, 2010 5:15 pm

Steep cuts headed to Lake County departments

CROWN POINT | Most Lake County departments face a 20 percent cut in their 2011 budgets, the County Council learned Thursday during its work study session.

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
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