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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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The deadline for Hoosiers to file their 2013 federal and state income tax returns is Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
Add Gary city Councilman Ronier Scott to the long list of disgraced Northwest Indiana politicians.
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.
HAMMOND | The second Gary City Council member in as many years is accused by prosecutors of violating federal tax laws.
LAKE STATION | Business at Lake Station City Hall was back to normal on Monday, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.
Can the IRS require Indiana’s state government to pay a tax penalty just like any other employer? The answer will set a precedent that goes to the fundamental relationship between states and the federal government.
LAKE STATION | The city continues to be part of an investigation launched by federal agents in late June, said Clerk-Treasurer Brenda Samuels.
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