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EDITORIAL: Don't jeopardize officers by spreading them thin

Gary police Chief Wade Ingram said it himself in the wake of patrol Officer Jeffrey Westerfield's death earlier this month.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am
Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

INDIANAPOLIS | The seven statewide elected officials can use state property for campaign purposes, so long as they approve a policy statement authorizing themselves to do so.

July 10, 2014 12:18 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Work toward Indiana-Illinois tax reciprocity

GUEST COMMENTARY: Work toward Indiana-Illinois tax reciprocity

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently conducted a conference intended to make our state’s tax code simpler and more competitive.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Which office are you seeking, Mike?

RICH JAMES: Which office are you seeking, Mike?

Every other week or so there seems to be another story about Indiana Gov. Mike Pence flitting about New York City or Washington, D.C., in an effort to bolster his stock for a run for president in 2016. Politically, that isn’t far down the road.

July 03, 2014 11:51 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers deserve some answers

Editor's note: This is a guest editorial fro the Herald & Review in Decatur, Ill.

July 01, 2014 12:25 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

There is enough confusion in education right now to make any teacher or student’s head spin. Under the leadership of Superintendent Glenda Ritz, the Indiana Department of Education has failed to properly manage our state’s No Child Left Behind waiver. This oversight, or lack thereof, could p…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
Then-Gov. Mitch Daniels in July 2008 at Hoosier Valley Railroad and Museum in North Judson

Then-Gov. Mitch Daniels in July 2008 at Hoosier Valley Railroad and Museum in North Judson

Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels took a ride in July 2008 at Hoosier Valley Railroad and Museum in North Judson.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

Rauner details cost-cutting ideas for Illinois

CHICAGO | Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner on Thursday laid out the first specific cost-cutting proposals of his candidacy, saying Illinois could save hundreds of millions of dollars, including by selling most of its airplanes, merging the comptroller's and treasurer's offices a…

June 12, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Politics, dollars and Common Core

BRIAN HOWEY: Politics, dollars and Common Core

Did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence change course on Common Core curriculum, with the emphatic support of his super majority Republicans in the General Assembly, to put education standards back in the hands of Hoosiers? Or did he make a political decision that will play well with some factions of Re…

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Indiana is latest state with sudden cardiac arrest law

Two years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted — and Governor Tom Corbett signed — a well-intended law, championed by the parents of an infant who died of a previously undetected heart disorder at the 14 weeks old in 2004.

April 28, 2014 5:30 pm
RICH JAMES: Can McDermott's positives outweigh his negative?

RICH JAMES: Can McDermott's positives outweigh his negative?

Can you name the last Indiana governor to hail from Lake County?

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Mike Pence for president? Stay tuned

BRIAN HOWEY: Mike Pence for president? Stay tuned

Mike Pence for president?

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Modest achievements for Gov. Pence

BRIAN HOWEY: Modest achievements for Gov. Pence

We aren't quite to the halfway point of Gov. Mike Pence's term, but he's now through his second Indiana General Assembly session and last week signed into law the state's first pre-kindergarten program, cut the corporate tax and provided $200 million more in road funding.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Gov. Pence to visit Valpo chamber

VALPARAISO | Want to grab lunch with the governor?

March 20, 2014 1:15 pm

UGN chooses Ohio over Indiana

VALPARAISO | Indiana lost out on a new plant that an auto parts maker plans to build in Ohio.

March 18, 2014 12:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Legislature rejecting Pence's wish list

RICH JAMES: Legislature rejecting Pence's wish list

The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly and Gov. Mike Pence aren’t on the same page.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Airport Authority reps should be local

Gary/Chicago International Airport is in the midst of big changes, from privatization to the runway extension to even a discussion of the route to future success. The Airport Authority must steer the airport well.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana should expand Medicaid

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's continued fight against expanding Medicaid coverage for Hoosiers remains a political football. But the ones getting tackled are uninsured Hoosiers.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

GARY | This summer, volunteers from across the country will bring hammers, paint rollers and hand saws to a Gary neighborhood, where they will renovate abandoned homes and build new houses on vacant lots.

January 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Empathy, challenge from Gov. Pence via Mt. Baldy

BRIAN HOWEY: Empathy, challenge from Gov. Pence via Mt. Baldy

One of the most unique places in Indiana is Mount Baldy on the southern rim of Lake Michigan.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
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