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Indiana Toll Road Lease

Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is demanding Attorney General Greg Zoeller directly intervene in the Indiana Toll Road bankruptcy case to protect the state's financial interests.

September 30, 2014 5:00 pm
State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The state official overseeing the Indiana Toll Road lease assured Hoosier lawmakers Tuesday that the private operator's bankruptcy will not affect highway functions, force toll hikes or put state funds at risk.

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm
New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

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Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.

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Official: Bridge repair choices seem arbitrary, unfair

INDIANAPOLIS | A region state senator is questioning why Indiana seems willing to spend money on expensive bridge and road projects across the state, but wouldn't pay to replace the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago.

September 14, 2013 11:00 pm
Future state funding for RDA in doubt

Future state funding for RDA in doubt

INDIANAPOLIS | A powerful state senator has threatened to eliminate the $10 million in annual state funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority unless Lake County enacts an income tax.

December 04, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Outlook ominous for Indiana transportation funding

INDIANAPOLIS | Without new money for transportation, Indiana will be fighting a losing battle to keep the state's bridges and roads in satisfactory condition, INDOT Commissioner Mike Cline warned state lawmakers Wednesday.

November 28, 2012 5:45 pm

Gregg's $3.5B infrastructure plan relies on loans

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg plans to leverage money from a trust fund created following the lease of the Indiana Toll Road to help pay for a $3.5 billion program to rebuild Indiana's roads, bridges, rails, ports and airports if he's elected governor.

September 20, 2012 7:30 pm

Lawmakers see rough road ahead for transportation funding

INDIANAPOLIS | With money from the Indiana Toll Road lease set to run out in the next three years, a panel of state lawmakers Thursday began looking at how Indiana will pay for roads and bridges in the future.

September 06, 2012 8:37 pm
Gov. Daniels criticizes Northwest Indiana in new book

Gov. Daniels criticizes Northwest Indiana in new book

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels criticizes Northwest Indiana's business climate and political culture in his new book out Tuesday that otherwise calls on Americans to unite to stop runaway federal debt.

September 19, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Legislative infrastructure panel sees challenges ahead for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | In the past five years, Indiana has built up a substantial infrastructure advantage over its neighbors, but the road ahead appears riddled with potholes.

August 23, 2011 7:45 pm
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