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House nixes forced Hammond-Lake County library merger

INDIANAPOLIS | A forced absorption of the Hammond Public Library by the Lake County library system was removed Wednesday from legislation advancing toward a final vote in the Indiana House.

February 20, 2013 7:00 pm

Whiting mayor asks state lawmakers to trust local leaders

INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura and mayors across the state have a message for the Indiana General Assembly — trust us.

December 05, 2012 6:38 pm

New anti-nepotism law may transform local government employment

INDIANAPOLIS | A new state law that took effect Sunday signals the end of Northwest Indiana's tradition of nepotism in local government jobs.

July 02, 2012 12:00 am
Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties, cities and towns could seek permission to bust the state's property tax caps under a local government reform plan proposed Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman.

January 03, 2012 7:30 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

East Chicago looks to standardize zoning, planning fees

EAST CHICAGO | The city is looking to standardize zoning and planning fees for the first time in its 118-year history.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am
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