PORTAGE | Enduring cold, steady rain Monday morning, about 50 people gathered to pay tribute to veterans.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond Boy Scout, Cedar Lake school principal and a state representative from Portage were honored this month by the Indiana Department of the American Legion.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new vote analysis of the 2013 legislative session shows the Republican-controlled General Assembly — except for a handful of region Democrats — was practically a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
Hoosiers must remain ever vigilant when the Indiana General Assembly is in session, alert to any action that could affect the public's access to government records and government meetings. There's mixed news so far this session.
INDIANAPOLIS | Led by state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, the Indiana Senate last week voted to maintain a requirement schools publish their annual financial reports in widely read newspapers instead of on poorly trafficked websites.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House honored the 10 girls of the state champion Portage High School gymnastics team Thursday for their achievements on and off the mats.
INDIANAPOLIS | Every local government in Indiana is set to lose its authority to regulate most aspects of private-sector employment.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana Democratic representatives learned Thursday just how hard it can be sometimes to win over the House Republican supermajority.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation making military veterans with at least two years of recent training and experience in emergency medicine immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license is headed to Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Amid their ongoing debate over whether to give $100 million in state tax revenue to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a private company, the Indiana House and Senate halted their normal work Tuesday to celebrate "Indiana Motorsports Day."
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans with training and experience in emergency medicine would be immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license under legislation separately approved Monday by the Senate and House.
PORTAGE | When a man was injured in an accident at Frick Services at the Port of Indiana last week, the Portage Fire Department responded.
10th House District State Rep. Chuck Moseley, D-Portage Represents: Portage, Chesterton, Ogden Dunes, Burns Harbor, South Haven Experience: State representative since 2008; public relations director Committees: Employment, Labor and Pensions (ranking Democrat); Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier veterans with training and experience driving a truck in the military no longer must take the drive skills test ordinarily required to obtain an Indiana commercial driver's license, thanks in part to the efforts of a Portage lawmaker.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two of Northwest Indiana's five Republican state representatives will be chairmen of House committees when the General Assembly convenes Jan. 7. Region Democrats will serve as the top minority party member on six House committees.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 32 bills into law Wednesday, including a measure allowing counties to offer a one-time amnesty to property owners behind on their tax bills.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Chuck Moseley, D-Portage, persuaded the Indiana House on Monday to add a POW/MIA flag to the U.S. and state flags on display in the chamber.
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