There’s no easy way to sugarcoat the Lake County Republican precinct organization’s replacement of Hank Adams as county assessor.
Lake County Republicans took steps both forward and backward last week in their caucus election of a new county assessor, and time will tell if it’s a shining party moment or a colossal failure to achieve unity.
CROWN POINT | Two women hoping to be named Lake County assessor Friday by Republican precinct committeemen have had dalliances over the years with the opposing party.
Desperate times indeed call for desperate measures in some cases. But a sign of good leadership in politics is tackling a desperate measure with thoughtfulness -- acting in the best possible interest of taxpayers.
CROWN POINT | Two south county women are competing to become the first female Lake County assessor.
Lake County Republican Chairman Dan Dernulc is in a precarious position.
While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock is making a second attempt to get the Lake County Council to hire a $75,000 assistant.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor Hank Adams resigned Tuesday because of ill health.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is getting out of the deficit-spending business next year, but not quick enough for its two Republican members.
CROWN POINT |It's open bidding season on some of the oldest and most lucrative service contracts in Lake County government.
Reported hacking of politicians’ emails continues with a new ploy discovered by contacts of 4th District Lake County Councilman Dan Dernulc, R-Highland.
CROWN POINT | Lake County government budget-makers are at least $3.5 million away from their goal of a balanced 2014 budget.
When times are tight — and unavoidable but necessary expenses mount — does your family add more luxuries to the budget? Or do you cut frills to make ends meet?
CROWN POINT | Political foodies can feast on upcoming fundraisers that signal the 2014 elections are only nine months away.
CROWN POINT | Lake election officials voted Tuesday to eliminate nine old voting precincts and add four new ones across the county.
When the Indiana General Assembly a few years ago said all counties had to consolidate emergency police and fire communications systems into a single unit, it didn’t say maybe.
By now, most of us are aware Lake County leaders voted to siphon a 1.5 percent tax off residents' paychecks. County and municipal government officials largely are celebrating the $18 million windfall this new tax -- and the thawing of a local property tax freeze by the state -- will provide …
CROWN POINT | Voters will go to the polls next spring with less money in their wallets and perhaps revenge in their hearts.
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