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Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

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.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Night golf offered at Wicker Memorial Golf Course

HIGHLAND | If finding time to hit the links during the day is challenging, North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan has a solution: Night golf.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

North Township Trustee hosts camp out Friday at Wicker Park

HIGHLAND | North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan is hosting a camp out today at Wicker Memorial Park pavilion.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am
Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

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.

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related
nwi.com Political Roundtable, Special Edition

nwi.com Political Roundtable, Special Edition

North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan talks with The Times' Crista Zivanovic and Doug Ross about his work in East Chicago, Hammond, Highland, Munster and Whiting.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
Pence sets big goal for Hoosier skills achievement

Pence sets big goal for Hoosier skills achievement

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has vowed to take whatever actions are needed to ensure that by 2025 at least 60 percent of Hoosier workers have earned college degrees or other post-high school credentials sought by Indiana employers.

June 16, 2014 5:45 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Scott, council worsen Gary's reputation

The Gary City Council decided last week to let Ronier Scott keep his seat on the council after being convicted of failing to pay federal income taxes. What were they thinking?

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

Pence approves education, career training, school safety laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed into law 20 proposals approved this month by the General Assembly that are intended to boost career education in Indiana, improve job prospects for Hoosiers and make schools safer.

March 24, 2014 3:45 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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March 23, 2014 12:05 am

Fair to provide health tips April 2 in Highland

HIGHLAND | The Smart Patient Fair, which will feature information on health issues, is scheduled for April 2 at the Wicker Park Social Center, 8554 Indianapolis Blvd.

March 18, 2014 6:30 pm

Highland and Griffith Democrats back most incumbents

Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm

South Shore funding took unplanned route through Legislature

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.

March 15, 2014 7:00 pm

State lawmakers send more measures to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.

March 06, 2014 6:15 pm
Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.

February 17, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

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.

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Mrvan endorses Obama's efforts for higher minimum wage

Mrvan endorses Obama's efforts for higher minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, is enthusiastically backing President Barack Obama's call for a higher minimum wage.

January 29, 2014 7:15 pm

Ban on gun buy-back programs approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate ignored pleas for local control from three Lake County lawmakers and voted 28-21 on Tuesday to prohibit all municipal gun buy-back programs statewide.

January 28, 2014 6:15 pm Related

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RICH JAMES: Notice how lawmakers frame questions on surveys

RICH JAMES: Notice how lawmakers frame questions on surveys

You’ve probably gotten a constituent survey in the mail recently from your state representatives.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

It will be incumbent on dozens of Lake officials to run again in 2014

CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.

January 04, 2014 5:00 pm
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