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Eight ways Indiana could improve voter turnout

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 58 percent voter turnout in the 2012 presidential election was among the worst in the country. Just 11 states saw fewer eligible voters cast a ballot.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Porter County early voting site battle goes on

VALPARAISO | Despite both parties saying they wanted to be reasonable and find a compromise location for the early voting location in Valparaiso, neither side wanted to accept the other's proposals.

March 21, 2014 4:19 pm
Penalties await gay couples trying to marry in Indiana

Penalties await gay couples trying to marry in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | A same-sex couple applying for a marriage license in Indiana, where gay marriage is expressly prohibited by law, could face up to three years in prison for submitting the application to their county clerk -- even if it's denied.

July 06, 2013 11:00 pm

Former Lake County clerk could lose law license

State officials have begun the process of suspending the law license of former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot in the wake of his conviction for public corruption.

April 02, 2013 5:15 pm
DOUG ROSS: Prison isn't only place where guard changes

DOUG ROSS: Prison isn't only place where guard changes

So Tom Philpot is going to prison. I can hear rejoicing and see heads shaking as Philpot becomes political history in Lake County.

February 22, 2013 12:00 am

East Chicago councilwoman demoted

CROWN POINT | Lake County Clerk Mike Brown has demoted Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, days after her verbal dispute with his political ally.

July 18, 2011 9:42 pm

EDITORIAL: One more political pal on payroll

Lake County officials have squawked in recent years, and for good reason, about the need to bring costs under control. That includes reducing the payroll — which makes the hiring of Hilda Pabey so strange.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Pabey's gone, but his wife's not forgotten

MARK KIESLING: Pabey's gone, but his wife's not forgotten

If love is never having to say you're sorry, as the old movie had it, politics is never having to say you're unemployed.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am

Gary council candidate returns to ballot

CROWN POINT | The Lake Circuit Court judge ordered county election officials to return a Gary woman to the May 3 primary race for the 5th District Gary City Council seat.

March 16, 2011 4:55 pm
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