CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members remained cautious about future spending requests Tuesday despite last week's passage of the local option income tax that promises tens of million of dollars in new revenues.
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has fed at the public trough for years.
Who was the happiest person in Lake County Friday morning? I couldn't reach her by phone to verify this, but I'm pretty sure it was Christine Cid.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr., left, and Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid
HAMMOND | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has apologized for falsely telling a WJOB radio audience Friday morning that Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. offered her a job to change her vote in favor of a county income tax.
McDermott returns to the WJOB studio to provide a rebuttal to Cid's claims.
Cid calls into WJOB's "JED in the Region" show to respond to McDermott's criticism.
At his weekly radio show on WJOB, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. discussed the Lake County income tax and County Councilwoman Christine Cid.
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago
Lake County commissioners are expected to vote today to veto the income tax approved by the Lake County Council. The veto should fail.
This has been a big week for the convergence of taxes and politics — are those two ever separated? — in Northwest Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, said Tuesday she won't rescue the county income tax if it's vetoed later this week.
Where will the money come from?
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials insist a local income tax scheduled for a vote Monday would bring property tax relief — but not to all and not a dollar-for-dollar reduction.
HIGHLAND | The three Lake County Council members who voted against a proposed county income tax met with residents Saturday to discuss the tax and answer questions about its impact.
HIGHLAND | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, will hold an information forum this weekend on a proposed county income tax.
Senate Bill 585 brings some necessary reforms to Lake County -- changing the makeup of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority; requiring studies of the need for a trauma center, an academic medical center and a new port in Gary; and more. Left undone is the income tax necessary to …
CROWN POINT | Pro-income tax members of the Lake County Council are hurrying to pass it before the end of the week.
It’s time for Lake County Republicans to get in touch with reality when it comes to a county income tax.
CROWN POINT | Lake County is one step closer to a local income tax.
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