INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the number of precincts with fewer than 500 active voters.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee agreed Monday the South Shore Line expansion project should receive the $4 million a year expected to be saved by closing a Lake County tax loophole -- even as the underlying legislation veered dangerously off-track.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two proposals backed by Northwest Indiana lawmakers advanced closer to the governor's desk Tuesday.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
Using claims of racism — a true scourge on society — as a shield against good fiscal governance is deplorable. So is wasting taxpayer money to legally defend the waste of the same taxpayer money.
It’s time for House Speaker Brian Bosma and his same-sex marriage ban backers to fess up.
SCHERERVILLE | A veteran behind-the-scenes counselor to Democratic Party figures will be out front this spring as a candidate for the state Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | Residents of gated communities and neighborhoods with prohibitions on political campaigning may soon be getting a lot of unwanted visitors, with no way to stop them.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 52-43 on Monday to delete the controversial second sentence of the marriage amendment, likely restarting the multiyear amendment process and potentially postponing a public vote on the issue until at least 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | A woman who miscarries at a hospital, birthing center or other medical facility would get more control over the miscarried remains under legislation unanimously approved Monday by a House committee.
Conventional wisdom dictates rampant political corruption radiating from certain members of a county political party — coupled with excessive government taxing and spending — should create the perfect environment for fresh faces to sweep into elected offices.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 97-0 Tuesday to allow public schools that no longer accept nonresident transfer students to admit siblings of transfer students previously enrolled in the school corporation.
Lake County Democratic Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. wants Jim Wieser to run against state Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, in the 15th House District.
INDIANAPOLIS | A region GOP legislator announced his bid Thursday to seek the state Senate seat currently held by Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake.
You’ve probably gotten a constituent survey in the mail recently from your state representatives.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, is the first Northwest Indiana lawmaker to win approval of a legislative proposal by one chamber of the General Assembly during the 2014 session.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Chamber of Commerce named its 2013 Citizens of the Year for Schererville yesterday at the organization’s monthly membership luncheon at Tiebel’s Restaurant on Rts. 30 and 41 in Schererville.
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