With Thanksgiving fresh on our minds, this seems the perfect time to discuss immigration and related issues.
Recently, the Lowell Town Council vote to remove me as its Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission representative because of my stand on the proposed Illiana Tollway. The Illiana has stirred much discussion and disagreement between all parties involved.
The assassination of John F. Kennedy was a pivotal moment on which the world suddenly turned. How can we make it spin back?
Thursday's nwi.com Political Roundtable discussion dealt with Obamacare and K-12 education in Indiana. You might think of those two topics as completely separate discussions, but I see some parallels between them.
Everyone knows Congress is dysfunctional. U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, knows this well. He offered his insights Monday to The Times Editorial Board and on the nwi.com Political Roundtable.
VALPARAISO | The Forgotten War. The No-Win War. The "died for a tie" war.
These pages from Dec. 24, 2006, show the story about "A Christmas Story" having strong Hammond ties and Doug Ross' column suggestion Hammond and the local tourism bureau capitalize on that classic movie's local ties.
Bill Wellman, standing in the background looking at the statue of Flick licking the flagpole, deserves credit for the statue. Also shown are Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, and actor Scott Schwartz, who played Flick in the classic mo…
You might still be on a Halloween sugar buzz, but I spent this week thinking about Christmas. Specifically, I had a lot of memories of the movie, "A Christmas Story."
Phil Wieland's column Friday struck a nerve. More than one, in fact.
If you were looking for passion Wednesday night, you could have found it at nwi.com.
How many times have you heard people use the cliche, "Give it the old college try"? For college graduation rates, perhaps a new college try is in order.
When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson asked Gov. Mike Pence for immediate assistance from the Indiana State Police, she didn't get what she expected.
Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?
When U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky spoke forcefully Wednesday of "recapitalization and expansion of the South Shore," the word "recapitalization" stood out for me.
The latest allegations against former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett — that state computers and possibly staff were used for his campaign fundraising — sound like something that might have happened in Lake County.
The fur is really flying over the proposal to build an animal shelter at Sunset Hill Farm County Park.
Whether you agree with Obamacare or not, it's hard to argue with the notion that going to the emergency room for routine medical care is not a sensible policy. Believe it or not, however, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence suggested that option instead of free federal dollars for Medicaid expansion.
Hours before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7 in support of a U.S. strike against Syria, U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., expressed his reservations about it.
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., discusses Syria, the Affordable Care Act and the federal budget with Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross during Wednesday's special edition of the nwi.com Political Roundtable.
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