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Christine Cid

Lake pay raise wouldn't be across the board

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.

September 11, 2014 8:30 pm
Waste board members calling for fiscal scrutiny

Waste board members calling for fiscal scrutiny

At least four Lake County solid waste district board members are calling for a review of an agency tuition reimbursement program after learning it wasn't created by board vote and isn't written in any official district policies.

August 23, 2014 11:00 pm

Council puts off tower in face of health protest

CROWN POINT | An emotional protest from rural Lake County homeowners temporarily blocked a proposed communications tower.

August 12, 2014 7:30 pm

GOP won't oppose seven Dem incumbents this fall

CROWN POINT | Republicans have opted not to oppose six incumbent Democratic elected officials this fall.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Cid's vote against tax paves way to primary victory

CROWN POINT | Christine Cid, who has sometimes gone against the tide during her time on the Lake County Council, may have ridden an anti-tax sentiment to victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for District 5.

May 06, 2014 10:18 pm
EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

Hoosiers will cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election. Unless they are Boone Township residents casting votes solely on the school funding referendum, voters must request either a Democratic or Republican ballot.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Video Related
MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

Are you a "little guy" feeling stomped upon by bigger local government?

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Lake sheriff towers over political 'haves' and 'have nots'

CROWN POINT | Maybe it's the uniform, but Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is the most attractive candidate on the ballot to political donors.

April 24, 2014 2:35 pm

Lake County Council – District 5 Candidates (D)

Incumbent Christine Cid and Alberto Ochoa are the candidates (D) for the Lake County Council – District 5.

April 22, 2014 4:08 pm
Christine Cid

Christine Cid

Christine Cid

April 10, 2014 12:26 pm

Highland and Griffith Democrats back most incumbents

Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm
Election lottery is tops for lucky candidates

Election lottery is tops for lucky candidates

CROWN POINT | The odds of appearing atop the heap of candidates for the May 6 primary were nearly even for both public officials seeking re-election and their challengers.

February 18, 2014 9:30 pm

It will be incumbent on dozens of Lake officials to run again in 2014

CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.

January 04, 2014 5:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Controversial Illiana makes strange bedfellows

MARC CHASE: Controversial Illiana makes strange bedfellows

Do you want to see multiple competing political interests — the ones typically bent on ripping out each others' throats — join hands in a semblance of harmony? Just propose an interstate tollway through the serene rural area of an otherwise industrial county.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County Council says no to Illiana Expressway

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council approved a resolution Tuesday opposing construction of the Illiana Expressway.

December 10, 2013 6:45 pm
RICH JAMES: Referendum for Illiana would be bad idea

RICH JAMES: Referendum for Illiana would be bad idea

Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, owns one of the 52 votes that will decide whether there will be an Illiana Expressway.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am

Lake council repeals firing ordinance, approves OT pay

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council formally abandoned a policy meant to discourage politically motivated firings, but never used.

November 12, 2013 5:42 pm

Cid already hearing road noise on the Illiana

CROWN POINT | Lake Councilwoman Christine Cid wishes someone would give her an electoral positioning system to navigate the Illiana Expressway debate.

November 12, 2013 2:44 pm

Appeals court upholds Philpot conviction

CHICAGO | The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the theft conviction of former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot.

October 23, 2013 4:13 pm
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