CROWN POINT | A late decision by Republican Lake County Council members permitted passage of a 2015 budget with the first across-the-board pay raises for county government employees in seven years.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Council debate about reducing some employees' pay raises turned out to be a false alarm during a real false alarm.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Elsie Franklin kept her lock on the 2nd District office she has held since 2002, besting three Democratic challengers in Tuesday’s primary.
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CROWN POINT | Maybe it's the uniform, but Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is the most attractive candidate on the ballot to political donors.
Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council narrowly voted to borrow $20 million to launch a consolidated E-911 service despite concerns about the cost.
CROWN POINT | The odds of appearing atop the heap of candidates for the May 6 primary were nearly even for both public officials seeking re-election and their challengers.
GARY | A candidate seeking election to the highest position of fiscal oversight of Lake County government finances is in danger of losing her home for failing to pay taxes.
GARY | A Gary woman whose last campaign for Lake County public office ended in a historic loss for the Democratic Party appears ready to face voters again.
CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.
CROWN POINT | Lake Councilwoman Christine Cid wishes someone would give her an electoral positioning system to navigate the Illiana Expressway debate.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.
CROWN POINT | It may be the last roundup for two horses a south Lake County family have long enjoyed on their 7.4-acre homestead.
HIGHLAND | The three Lake County Council members who voted against a proposed county income tax met with residents Saturday to discuss the tax and answer questions about its impact.
It’s time for Lake County Republicans to get in touch with reality when it comes to a county income tax.
CROWN POINT | Lake County is one step closer to a local income tax.
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