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DOUG ROSS: Celebrate report's birthday by blowing off dust

DOUG ROSS: Celebrate report's birthday by blowing off dust

If the much-ballyhooed Porter County Jobs Cabinet report had a soundtrack, it most likely would include "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas. Just change the lyrics to "Dust on the Shelf."

December 20, 2013 12:00 am Related
DOUG ROSS: With taxes, actions still have consequences

DOUG ROSS: With taxes, actions still have consequences

This has been a big week for the convergence of taxes and politics — are those two ever separated? — in Northwest Indiana.

May 09, 2013 1:11 pm

EDITORIAL: Pool resources to fight crime better

Griffith, Highland and Munster are in the midst of forming a new task force that would increase the police presence in trouble spots, as identified by crime mapping.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Two excellent candidates in Hobart

Democrats in Hobart have a tough decision to make May 3. Do they choose the incumbent, who has done a good job, or do they switch back to his predecessor, Linda Buzinec, who also was a good mayor?

April 19, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Now heed the rest of the report

Lake County officials seem determined to earn their fee hiking merit badge. But there's more to good government than making additional services self-supporting.

April 05, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Voters must rein in Lake spending

An extensive analysis of Lake County's spending in the past decade confirms residents' fears about county government.

October 03, 2010 12:00 am Related
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