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DirectBuy franchisees say ad fees crushed them

DirectBuy franchisees say ad fees crushed them

MERRILLVILLE | Consumer buying club DirectBuy has shrunk over the past few years from a height of more than 160 locations in the United States and Canada to about 100 today.

July 12, 2014 10:00 pm

Glenwood to charge flat $35 fee for late water bills

GLENWOOD | Customers who do not pay their water bills on time will incur a flat late fee of $35 beginning in May.

April 07, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. high school student fees to remain the same

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board approved student fees for the upcoming academic year, with Superintendent Creg Williams saying he was pleased the fees will not increase.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

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…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Landlords may get to hire their own property inspectors

INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee gave the go-ahead Tuesday for a revised plan allowing rental property owners to exempt their units from inspection by local government officials.

January 28, 2014 6:45 pm Related


Fatal Hammond fire shapes debate on rental inspections

INDIANAPOLIS | The three children killed this month in a Hammond house fire weighed heavily on Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. on Tuesday as he urged a legislative panel not to limit the ability of local governments to inspect rental properties.

January 21, 2014 5:44 pm Related


Lansing businesses seeking county tax breaks will now have to pay village a fee

LANSING | Businesses within the village that wish to get a property tax break from Cook County government will now have to pay municipal government a fee to cover the costs of processing the request.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana's two-year budget, plethora of new laws take effect July 1

INDIANAPOLIS | Happy fiscal new year, Hoosiers!

June 30, 2013 7:00 pm

Bill property owners, not renters, for protection

More on stormwater fees plus fire hydrant fees. These fees should be billed to property owners, not renters. I carry renter's insurance on my property in my home to cover these items. The owner carries insurance on the building.

May 06, 2013 12:00 am

Pence OKs legislative study of South Shore Line

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

April 21, 2013 11:30 pm Related

Boating law changes sail through Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS | Two proposals that could affect recreational boating in Northwest Indiana have been approved by Senate committees.

March 06, 2013 6:53 pm Related

House panel OKs ban on new rental registration

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to eliminate municipal apartment inspection and registration requirements was changed Tuesday by a House committee into a one-year moratorium on new inspection and registration ordinances.

February 19, 2013 3:03 pm
Debt Dip Spells Housing Gain

Debt Dip Spells Housing Gain

October 03, 2012 1:46 pm

Lowell to get tough with water meter holdouts

LOWELL | About 150 water utility customers will have their water shut off if they fail to allow town crews to change their meters.

September 24, 2012 10:00 pm

Appeals court upholds Gary trash fee

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday agreed with a Lake County judge's ruling that Gary followed proper procedures in enacting a controversial garbage fee in 2009.

March 20, 2012 7:15 pm Related

Governor approves Little Cal levee fee

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law Friday a measure establishing a permanent funding source to finish construction and maintain levees along the Little Calumet River in Lake County.

March 17, 2012 11:00 am

Governor has until Sunday to sign Little Cal River fee plan

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has until Sunday to sign or veto legislation requiring Lake County property owners in the Little Calumet River and Burns Waterway watersheds to pay an annual per-parcel fee for maintenance of Little Calumet River levees.

March 13, 2012 8:15 pm

Counties set to lose authority over 911 fees, spending

INDIANAPOLIS | The state is close to taking over the collection and distribution of all fees paid by telephone users for 911 emergency service.

March 09, 2012 7:09 pm

No deal yet on changes to funding for 911 service

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation that restructures funding for 911 emergency telephone service may be in trouble after a conference committee meeting Tuesday exposed major conflicts among state lawmakers.

March 06, 2012 7:35 pm

Daniels 'probably' will sign Little Cal levee fee into law

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to charge most Lake County property owners an annual fee for maintaining Little Calumet River levees is likely to become law.

March 02, 2012 2:30 pm
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