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Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 2

Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 2

Indiana Representative Earl Harris (D) and candidate Jayson Reeves (R) discuss their goals and qualifications with The Times Editorial Board

October 16, 2014 1:59 pm
Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 2

Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 2

Indiana Representative Earl Harris (D) and candidate Jayson Reeves (R) discuss their goals and qualifications with The Times Editorial Board

October 16, 2014 12:40 pm
Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related
Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-first agenda of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related
Students return to Roxana Marsh to see fruits of their labor

Students return to Roxana Marsh to see fruits of their labor

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago students returned Monday morning to Roxana Marsh to see the transformation of the property they helped revitalize two years ago.

June 09, 2014 2:03 pm Photos

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Education seen as major weapon in war on poverty

EAST CHICAGO | Education of parents and the children of those in poverty is among the tools needed to combat poverty in the region, according to a panel discussion held Friday.

April 20, 2014 10:15 pm
E-cigarettes largely unregulated

E-cigarettes largely unregulated

Tucked behind a shopping plaza on a quieter stretch of U.S. 41 in St. John, a small shop is part of the booming industry of electronic cigarettes.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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House demands Lake County look at voting precinct consolidation

INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the number of precincts with fewer than 500 active voters.

February 25, 2014 7:15 pm

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related
State Rep. Earl Harris

State Rep. Earl Harris

2nd House DistrictState Rep. Earl Harris, D-East ChicagoRepresents: East Chicago, Gary (west side)Experience: State representative since 1982; school administratorCommittees: Interstate and International Cooperation (ranking Democrat); Rules and Legislative Procedures; Ethics

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
Most Indiana lawmakers back Chamber of Commerce policy positions

Most Indiana lawmakers back Chamber of Commerce policy positions

INDIANAPOLIS | A new vote analysis of the 2013 legislative session shows the Republican-controlled General Assembly — except for a handful of region Democrats — was practically a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

July 05, 2013 7:45 pm Related

Black lawmakers seek veto on Calumet Twp. spending limits

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's black state lawmakers want Gov. Mike Pence to veto legislation that would force Calumet Township to reduce its administrative spending and potentially enable Griffith to leave the township.

April 22, 2013 2:32 pm Related

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Two NWI lawmakers picked for Midwest-Canada panel

Two NWI lawmakers picked for Midwest-Canada panel

INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana lawmakers have been chosen to serve on an international committee that promotes cooperation between Midwestern states and central Canadian provinces.

March 29, 2013 11:56 am Related

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Region legislators to host two public forums

INDIANAPOLIS | Several Northwest Indiana state lawmakers will appear at two public forums to personally update their constituents on legislative action at the Statehouse.

February 21, 2013 11:57 am
State Rep. Earl Harris

State Rep. Earl Harris

2nd House District State Rep. Earl Harris, D-East Chicago Represents: East Chicago, Gary (west side) Experience: State representative since 1982; school administrator Committees: Interstate and International Cooperation (ranking Democrat); Rules and Legislative Procedures; Ethics

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
State Rep. Earl Harris

State Rep. Earl Harris

State Rep. Earl Harris, D-East Chicago

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
E.C. senator chosen to lead black caucus

E.C. senator chosen to lead black caucus

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Lonnie Randolph, D-East Chicago, has been elected chairman of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus for a two-year term.

December 05, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Region lawmakers hold leadership posts on many House panels

INDIANAPOLIS | Two of Northwest Indiana's five Republican state representatives will be chairmen of House committees when the General Assembly convenes Jan. 7. Region Democrats will serve as the top minority party member on six House committees.

December 01, 2012 6:39 pm
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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State Rep. Harris beats Garcia for Dem nomination in Indiana House race

State Rep. Earl Harris, a 30-year veteran of the Indiana House, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday for the 2nd House District.

May 08, 2012 10:00 pm
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