INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana schools and local governments will lose about a sixth of their total property tax revenues if Gov. Mike Pence succeeds in eliminating the business personal property tax.
There has been a great deal of discussion about what the Illiana Corridor project will and won’t do as it moves through the process to be considered for inclusion in NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel is forming a city task force after the announcement that dozens of Dominick's stores in the Chicago area will close.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ignoring data showing that Indiana's decade of trickle-down prosperity policies haven't improved the income, health or quality of life for most Hoosiers, Gov. Mike Pence promised Thursday to deliver still more business-centered programs in the upcoming legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council has approved its property tax levy for 2014, while it also continues the hiring process for a new economic development director.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Village officials used a south suburban forum to tout their own development plans for the next decade, saying Friday the improvements have the potential to benefit surrounding communities.
PORTAGE | The city's department of community development is on the move.
LANSING | Village officials were told this week the company wishing to build a new Super Wal-Mart store on Torrence Avenue will begin work at the site next month.
CROWN POINT | The Board of Directors of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Tuesday approved a $17 million matching grant for the Waterfront Revitalization Initiative in East Chicago.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, was honored as a "Small Business Champion" Monday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
CRETE | Village officials are looking forward to a study by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association on the potential for economic development around Ill. 394 and Ill. 1.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new poll shows more than three-fourths of Americans support a $9 per hour minimum wage, but don't look for the Republican-controlled General Assembly to boost Indiana's lowest legal pay rate next year above the current federal minimum of $7.25 per hour.
Homewood officials have a vision of including an outdoor plaza in their downtown business district — providing a place where people can sit on a park bench and take in the ambiance of their community on a nice, sunny day.
INDIANAPOLIS | The owner of a central Indiana bar was the winning bidder for one of the six new alcohol sale permits designated for Whiting lakefront restaurants.
CALUMET CITY | The owner of a series of comic book shops across the south and southwest suburbs has closed his primary store location here to move to Northwest Indiana.
Attracting businesses and jobs to commercial areas and vacant properties through the use of tax abatement are just one success story told by local economic development commissions.
Northwest Indiana is at a crossroads for economic development. An opportunity is on the horizon to help spur development in the northern part of Lake County, at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, and create a new sector of jobs.
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