INDIANAPOLIS | Fifth-grade students from four Northwest Indiana schools earned top ratings in a We the People competition at the Statehouse on Friday by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of government and the Constitution.
In a previous column, I warned you that our public education system is being used against us. I warned you that the coming generation was being taught to not fear the government, but to fear freedom. Call me crazy, but in the time that has passed since then have we not allowed more and more …
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr., left, and Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago
What if Hammond had three mayors? Or Valparaiso? Or Crown Point?
Democrats in particular, and politicians in general, never miss an opportunity to use a catastrophe to push for more government control. Sadly, the American people buy into it.
SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village administrators and officials this week turned the village over to a bunch of school kids.
Indiana's call for a constitutional convention -- at the federal level, not state -- didn't make it out of the House Judiciary Committee and is now dead for the year. That's a relief.
Hoosiers must remain ever vigilant when the Indiana General Assembly is in session, alert to any action that could affect the public's access to government records and government meetings. There's mixed news so far this session.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announced his support of marriage equality Thursday, calling unfair current federal laws that bar same-sex couples from having the same financial and legal benefits as married couples.
County government jobs in Northwest Indiana look attractive, if you can get one.
After last week's settlement of a lawsuit claiming Griffith Public Schools violated First Amendment rights of three students, a longtime official with the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana declined comment on the case.
America has the most unusual government in the world. It is the only governing body in existence that has ruined its nation's industrial base.
LAPORTE | A financing mechanism is now in place to pay for developing 137 acres of farmland viewed as having the potential to create up to 1,000 new jobs in LaPorte.
Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and others offered valuable insight Friday at the annual Ethics in Government breakfast meeting: If you don't report corruption, you're an enabler.
There's something eerie about writing about the federal budget for the Ides of March, considering all the political backstabbing going on right now. But there are good things happening in regard to the federal budget, too.
I don't know what kind of government we have in the United States. We have, by design, severe unequal representation in the "filibustering" Senate. Our elections are "filtered" by the electoral college that installed Mr. Mission Accomplished in power even though he lost the popular vote by o…
The episode of sequestration – the $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that take effect today – reminds us of what happens when legislators cease to legislate.
Rob Guetzloff is president of the Schererville Town Council.
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