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WALTER WILLIAMS: Favors, loot for sale by Congress

WALTER WILLIAMS: Favors, loot for sale by Congress

At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's (sic) special interests that have too much influence."

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Challenging employer mandate defends state authority

The policy debate over whether Indiana should create a state-managed health insurance exchange or to continue to rely on a federal exchange is a decision for our Legislature.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Governor’s blockade hurts working Hoosiers

GUEST COMMENTARY: Governor’s blockade hurts working Hoosiers

Preposterous, I say. That the Indiana attorney general is making this argument against the interests of more than 155,000 middle class Hoosiers is indeed part of the theater of the absurd. It might be funny if it were not tragic. Here is the scenario.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

IRS report faults Country Club Hills expense reports

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS | A city that has been mired in controversy over the last few years recently was dealt another blow. An Internal Revenue Service audit is apparently seeking tens of thousands in additional tax payments because it found many expenses were not properly documented.

August 27, 2014 9:30 pm
MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

Most of us know of the "scared straight" programs. You know, where troubled youths visit with locked-up convicts, witness morgue autopsies or experience the fallout of any number of tragedies induced by lives of crime.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Calumet Township right to drop lawsuit

Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: What Congress should learn from VA scandal

GUEST COMMENTARY: What Congress should learn from VA scandal

Like other federal scandals before it, the mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path. First comes the revelation of misdoing. Then comes the reaction: a shocked public, an administration on the defensive, and grandstanding members of Congress. Finally, major reform bills get …

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
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June 23, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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June 21, 2014 12:00 am

New IRS restaurant tip rule riles some

The automatic tip many restaurants tack on the bill for large groups is getting another look in light of new Internal Revenue Service rules on how to report those tips as wages.

June 15, 2014 10:30 am
Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.

May 06, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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The Daily Fix

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April 29, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Income tax returns due Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | The deadline for Hoosiers to file their 2013 federal and state income tax returns is Tuesday.

April 11, 2014 7:41 pm
Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.

March 27, 2014 7:06 pm Video Photos

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Former Merrillville employee to be sentenced in February

HAMMOND | A former Merrillville Town Court clerk accused of stealing bond money paid to the Town Court will be sentenced in federal court Feb. 24., according to court records.

January 27, 2014 7:45 pm

EDITORIAL: If it's a church, invite all to worship

The Porter County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals is puzzling over tax-exempt status for a 36-acre site in Porter Township that also serves as a private home.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

Add Gary city Councilman Ronier Scott to the long list of disgraced Northwest Indiana politicians.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Related
East Porter schools join Indiana's Obamacare lawsuit

East Porter schools join Indiana's Obamacare lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS | East Porter County School Corp. has joined a state-sponsored lawsuit seeking to invalidate a portion of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

December 09, 2013 6:00 pm Related
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