INDIANAPOLIS | A key piece in the puzzle of how to pay for expansion of the South Shore Line to Dyer fell into place late Thursday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly is planning to adjourn for the year Thursday, but lawmakers still are negotiating the final texts of some four dozen legislative proposals — including a business tax cut, whether to permit guns in school parking lots and funding to expand the South…
GARY | The city has selected a new commerce director to carry out economic development projects and bring additional opportunities to Gary.
I went to a meeting a little while back.
Now that we have witnessed the 2014 round of commemorations proclaiming America and Northwest Indiana firmly on the road to Martin Luther King's dream, those who want to make the dream real must pursue his true activism.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south suburbs that wish to be the home of a proposed south suburban casino, and even a few that do not.
When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.
LANSING | Village officials are preparing for improvements to be made later this year at the Lansing Municipal Airport they say will set the stage for a long-desired expansion of the airport’s runways.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission this week approved the sale of up to 43 acres at the Northside Business Park to an unnamed company.
INDIANAPOLIS | The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, is urging the Indiana Supreme Court to uphold Lake Superior Judge John Sedia's ruling that portions of the state's 2012 right-to-work law are unconstitutional.
GLENWOOD | Village officials are expected to vote next month to reduce the size of the police force and also hike the fees charged to reconnect water service, Village President Kerry Durkin said Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight seconds of near silence, followed by the sharp bang of a wooden gavel and the roar of cheers and applause ended Indiana's marriage debate — for now.
CALUMET CITY | Calumet City's new economic development coordinator has been on the job for three weeks, and already has a vision of bringing a new supermarket to the city.
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.
CHICAGO | The governor and Supreme Court president of a Mexican state and a 70-person orchestra are among dignitaries from the country set to visit Illinois next week as part of a trip to encourage trade between the two entities, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's office announced Friday.
CALUMET CITY | City officials plan to hold a session at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 to give residents a chance to tell them how their community can be improved in the future.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has introduced legislation to help expand economic opportunity by encouraging economic growth, business retention and recruitment in underserved communities.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, is enthusiastically backing President Barack Obama's call for a higher minimum wage.
CHICAGO | Illinois will provide a $2.5 million grant to help open a center for medical technology startups in downtown Chicago, a project officials hope will see the same success as a similar hub for new digital businesses.
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