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Dan Stevenson

I endorse Candelaria Reardon in House District 12

As the November general election quickly approaches and my time as your 11th District state representative comes to a close, I want to thank you, the hard-working citizens of Northwest Indiana, for the support you have shown me over the past 18 years. It is truly appreciated and I am honored…

November 04, 2012 12:00 am
Lawson seeks teamwork, unity in leading House Democrats

Lawson seeks teamwork, unity in leading House Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS | For 12 years, state Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, was a fixture in the last row, aisle desk of the Indiana House, even keeping her seat in the back of the chamber as increasing seniority entitled her to a spot near the front.

July 28, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Bauersaurus is vulnerable to attack now

BRIAN HOWEY: Bauersaurus is vulnerable to attack now

When I was a high school page for House Speaker Kermit Burrous back in the early 1970s, I remember standing at the speaker’s podium for a photo with him, and looking out across the House chambers as members gathered for the session. I saw Jeff Espich and, of course, the little giant, the mar…

July 22, 2012 12:00 am

Region lawmaker sought recall power for Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite the efforts of a Northwest Indiana state lawmaker, scenes similar to Tuesday's Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election won't be playing out in Indiana any time soon.

June 05, 2012 6:15 pm
EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

Over the past few weeks, we've given a series of endorsements in major contested races facing voters in Lake and Porter counties. We recap them today so you can take this handy synopsis of our recommendations with you when you vote Tuesday.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am

Ind. Dems ready to battle conservative foes

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats showed Friday they are eager to take on what appears likely to be the most conservative statewide Republican ticket in Indiana history.

May 04, 2012 8:43 pm
Indiana House honors retiring Highland representative

Indiana House honors retiring Highland representative

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Dan Stevenson, D-Highland, was praised Tuesday by his fellow representatives as a quiet but hardworking leader in the Indiana House.

March 06, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Two veteran lawmakers say enough is enough

DOUG ROSS: Two veteran lawmakers say enough is enough

A number of veteran Indiana lawmakers have either been defeated at the ballot box in recent years or, like Reps. Chet Dobis and Dan Stevenson, have decided not to run for re-election. That should not go unnoticed.

February 15, 2012 12:00 am

Region Democrats' legislation ignored in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | A side effect of the ongoing fight over right-to-work in the Indiana House is an almost total lack of action on any legislation sponsored by Democrats.

January 21, 2012 7:00 pm
Bosma fines absent House Democrats

Bosma fines absent House Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, fined 33 of the 40 House Democrats $1,000 each Wednesday for refusing to attend the House session.

January 18, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Open Lake commissioner seat stirs speculation

MARK KIESLING: Open Lake commissioner seat stirs speculation

There's nothing like an open political seat to generate a lot of speculation about a successor.

December 18, 2011 12:00 am
Munster attorney running for state representative

Munster attorney running for state representative

INDIANAPOLIS | A Munster attorney will seek the Republican nomination for the recently redrawn 12th Indiana House District, which includes portions of Munster, Hammond, Highland and Griffith.

November 15, 2011 6:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Lots of excitement on tap for political junkies

DOUG ROSS: Lots of excitement on tap for political junkies

Even before last Tuesday's municipal election, thoughts were turning to the 2012 election. There are some good races lining up for next year.

November 15, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Map out strategy for redistricting

EDITORIAL: Map out strategy for redistricting

Former Indiana Secretary of State's Todd Rokita's Rethinking Redistricting proposal failed to change the process for drawing new federal and state legislative following the 2010 Census, but there's still time to create a clear vision for the 2020 results.

October 12, 2011 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Redistricting is for citizens, not incumbents

The debate over redistricting continues in both Indiana and Illinois, with apparent confusion about the purpose of these new maps. This is all about helping the public, not the incumbents.

September 27, 2011 12:00 am

Griffith tax reformers not stymied by ally losing clout

INDIANAPOLIS | Supporters of legislation exempting Griffith residents from Calumet Township property taxes will seek additional Statehouse allies after a key House Republican lost his committee chairmanship in the wake of a gay sex scandal.

September 04, 2011 9:10 pm

State lawmaker scrutinizing Lake County townships

INDIANAPOLIS | A top Indiana House Republican has begun meeting with Lake County township officials ahead of township reform proposals likely to be offered during the 2012 legislative session.

August 08, 2011 6:00 pm

Lake County Republicans may stake a claim on new legislative territories

CROWN POINT | Legislative mapmakers opened virgin territory in Lake County for Republicans contemplating Indiana General Assembly campaigns by displacing Democratic incumbents.

August 07, 2011 7:30 pm

Region lawmakers not moving to avoid primary race

INDIANAPOLIS | None of the four Northwest Indiana Democratic state representatives paired with a colleague in a new legislative district is planning to move to avoid a primary election race.

July 06, 2011 4:00 pm

Griffith pins township secession hopes on legislative study

GRIFFITH | Town, state and township officials attended Monday night's Town Council meeting to discuss Griffith's latest legislative attempt to leave Calumet Township.

May 02, 2011 10:30 pm
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