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Economic Development Income Tax

Hebron EDIT budget focuses on infrastructure

HEBRON | More than half Hebron's economic development income tax money for the next two years will be going toward infrastructure -- past and future.

February 19, 2014 3:45 pm

C.P. to use income tax money to rehab streets

CROWN POINT | City streets in need of repair are expected to benefit from a portion of the Lake County income tax revenue distribution to Crown Point.

February 05, 2014 8:30 pm

Valpo EDIT budget boosts park, facade programs

VALPARAISO | With the help of a carryover balance of almost $800,000 and a little less financial uncertainty in the city's health insurance, Valparaiso expects to spend about $3 million in economic development income taxes this year.

January 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Valpo seeks bids for Needle and Thread demolition

VALPARAISO | The days for the historic Victorian house at the corner of Jefferson and Lafayette Streets appear to be numbered.

October 26, 2013 7:30 pm

Former federal funds getting new life in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A federal program designed to help renovate rental properties more than 25 years ago is about to have a new life helping the city renovate the facades of downtown buildings.

August 12, 2013 8:49 pm

Valpo Council approves budget plans for the year

VALPARAISO | A fairly routine start-of-the-year meeting for the City Council involved approvals for spending more than $3 million in various funds.

January 28, 2013 6:34 pm

Valpo gets good news in EDIT, parking budgets

VALPARAISO | Although property tax collections remained lower than was levied, not all the financial news was bad at Monday's council meeting.

January 14, 2013 9:07 pm

High health care costs giving Valpo fiscal headache

VALPARAISO | The city is having such a bad year with health care costs that it's, well, sickening.

June 17, 2012 6:30 pm

Valpo parks seeking funding help for projects

VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.

March 04, 2012 11:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in Memorial Opera House will pay off

GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in Memorial Opera House will pay off

"In times of uncertainty, the arts remind us of our humanity and provide the reassuring proof that we, along with the Grecian urn, have endured and will continue to do so. Now is the time to embrace, not retreat from, the arts." -- Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust

November 21, 2011 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Porter County's EDIT provides plenty to chew on

PHIL WIELAND: Porter County's EDIT provides plenty to chew on

Economic development is a government term. Its definition depends on the political exigencies of the moment, sort of like family values and mission accomplished.

July 15, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo EDIT funds down by $400,000

VALPARAISO | The recession still is having an impact on Porter County economic development income tax revenue, and Valparaiso was hit with a $400,000 reduction from its 2010 receipts from that source.

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
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