Karen Freeman Wilson
Life’s changes often play to mixed reviews. Most of us embrace changes that result in positive outcomes.
Senate Bill 585 brings some necessary reforms to Lake County -- changing the makeup of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority; requiring studies of the need for a trauma center, an academic medical center and a new port in Gary; and more. Left undone is the income tax necessary to …
Ivy Tech's annual springtime event came this year in the form of The Golden Age of Radio, at Aberdeen Manor in Valparaiso. This celebration during Ivy Tech's 50th anniversary year boasted 250 people in attendance and net proceeds of over $35,000 that will benefit program enhancements at the …
GARY | The next decade is expected to bring expansion and updates to Methodist Hospitals' campuses and the continued push to achieve a Level III trauma center designation, hospital officials announced Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have decided for now to leave the debate over a Lake County income tax to the County Council, but plans for Gary airport board reforms and studies of a Steel City port and trauma hospital are in danger following a contentious House committee hearing.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are seeking a different funding source for a proposed Lake County veterans court after a plan to pay for the program with drug use prevention funds was met by spirited opposition in an Indiana Senate committee Wednesday.
GARY | The last 12 months have brought the start of renewal to the city of Gary, but it needs more resources and must address violence and unemployment in the road ahead, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson reported Tuesday in her State of the City address.
In January 2012, I began my tenure as mayor of Gary. While it is an honor and privilege to gain the confidence of citizens, it is, at times, also a blessing and a burden. But it was an undertaking I felt strongly about.
GARY | The Lake County Fairgrounds gun shows are an example of a potential source of guns that fall into criminals' hands, Indiana and Illinois law enforcement officials said Thursday.
GARY | Indiana and Illinois law enforcement officials will meet Thursday in Gary to discuss the flow of guns from Indiana to Chicago's deadly streets.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith's latest attempt to divorce itself from Calumet Township cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Merrillville's plan to subsidize its police department with registration fees charged to apartment owners has prompted a central Indiana lawmaker to propose a statewide ban on all municipal apartment registration and inspection requirements.
Karen Freeman-Wilson is mayor of Gary.
Karen Freeman-Wilson is mayor of Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | With just 44 Democrats serving in the House and Senate this year, the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus is poised to be the idea factory driving the Democratic legislative agenda.
GARY | The possible elimination of 15 emergency medical technician jobs and $1.2 million in cost savings to the city was broached three months ago, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said Monday.
GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will speak at the next Gary Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, set for noon Jan. 14 at the Steel City Buffet & Grill, 411 E. 5th Ave.
Among Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson's ideas for the city is to move scattered city departments to the downtown for residents' convenience. Gary Community School Corp. is a different entity, but it would be good to have the district's headquarters downtown as well.
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GARY | The Calumet Township trustee on Thursday will symbolically pull the plug on her office's once expensive and controversial emergency medical services when she hands over the keys to her fleet of ambulances to a new owner.
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