Final federal approval for the Illiana Expressway has been delayed by concerns about endangered species and habitat that may be affected by construction of the 47-mile bistate expressway.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.
INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals approved this month by the Indiana General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | For better or worse, there's likely something affecting every Hoosier in at least one of the 224 legislative proposals the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly has sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted Thursday to send a bevy of House-approved proposals to the governor's desk or to House-Senate conference committees for the separately approved texts of the measures to be reconciled, including:
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is not impressed with the proposals approved so far by the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly, which reached the midpoint of its 2014 legislative session Tuesday.
GARY | Truck driver Shelly Vanscyoc said she cringes at the thought of driving on Indiana interstates.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leaders feared once House Republicans get through with it.
A Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission committee on Tuesday passed a $724.8 million transportation improvement plan for the next four years.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly approved and Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 161 bills into law this year. Most take effect Sunday.
LOWELL | The Lowell Town Council is signing on to a request from a Lake County government official seeking a federal waiver for the Illiana Expressway.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 27 more bills into law Thursday, including five sponsored by Northwest Indiana legislators.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 96-0 Tuesday to authorize the use of state highway funds to build airport access roads.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana House committee voted 11-0 Wednesday to access federal funds to build roads connecting the Gary/Chicago International Airport with nearby highways.
INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists traveling on Indiana highways through Sunday are getting a very large reminder that texting-while-driving is prohibited.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has teamed up with the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority and Indiana State Police to help clean up Northwest Indiana's state highways this summer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The rerouted Ind. 912 in East Chicago soon may be designated an "extra heavy duty highway."
INDIANAPOLIS | Closing the Cline Avenue bridge in East Chicago didn't just force thousands of region residents to change their daily routines, it also led to a proposed change in state law.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Highway Department needs more time and money to overcome gridlock on present and future road improvement projects.
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