INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.
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.
VALPARAISO | Indiana risks losing its waiver for No Child Left Behind and, with it, roughly $200 million in federal education funding.
Every 911 call placed in Porter County is answered at the county's central communications center located south of U.S. 30 on Ind. 49.
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.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County E-911 chairman said he is building a back-up emergency call center in East Chicago as a bulwark against a rival public safety dispatch service proposed by Cedar Lake and Schererville town officials.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso resident Larry McAfee has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor an Indiana governor can give.
INDIANAPOLIS | The plan by Schererville, St. John and Cedar Lake to opt out of Lake County's E-911 network by establishing their own emergency dispatch center is not what state lawmakers had in mind when they authorized two Public Safety Answering Points, or PSAP, per county.
VALPARAISO | Jose Rios choked with emotion as he asked the school board to continue the policy of allowing the children of school employees to attend Valparaiso schools even if they live outside the city.
On behalf of the Indiana Manufacturers Association, I express our appreciation for Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, and his efforts during the 2014 Indiana General Assembly to successfully remove tax provisions harmful to Hoosier manufacturers organized as C corporations.
Steel executives were in Washington recently to push for additional spending on infrastructure. That's what the nation needs to give a strong boost to the economy.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has taken a tentative step toward joining the 41 other states that use tax revenue to fund preschool education.
With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…
INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly adjourned for the year late Thursday night, ending a 10-week session dominated initially by the marriage amendment, but concluding with proposals to significantly improve the state's roads, preschool education, criminal code and other matters.
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…
INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House hopped on board the effort to extend the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to use cameras in enforcing school bus stop-arm violations will not get a final Senate vote and is dead for the year.
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