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MARC CHASE: Elgin drives home need for reform in township car

MARC CHASE: Elgin drives home need for reform in township car

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin keeps driving home the need for the very state law she seeks to relegate to the scrapyard.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am

Pence optimistic lawmakers on track toward great accomplishments

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence appears eager to claim victory for his 2014 legislative agenda, which emerged relatively unscathed on its first trip through the Republican-controlled House and Senate.

February 06, 2014 1:45 pm

House Republicans kill attempt to defund new Pence agency

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans stood up for a controversial new state agency last week, voting down a proposal by House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, to defund Gov. Mike Pence's Center for Education and Career Innovation.

February 02, 2014 8:15 pm
Beyond Bennett, Democrats demand investigation of more state scandals

Beyond Bennett, Democrats demand investigation of more state scandals

INDIANAPOLIS | Top Democrats in the Indiana General Assembly are using the Tony Bennett school grade-changing scandal to demand a broader investigation of the state's Republican-controlled executive branch.

August 08, 2013 6:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Cutting precincts the right move for voters, better government

Wouldn't it be nice if Lake County did more to assuage the irritated and bewildered head shaking and hand wringing that goes on elsewhere in the state when the topic of our bloated government structure surfaces? Lake County Democratic Party Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. is attempting to do t…

July 09, 2010 12:00 am Related
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