Lake County Council
CROWN POINT | Voters will go to the polls next spring with less money in their wallets and perhaps revenge in their hearts.
CROWN POINT | Consolidating Lake County’s E-911 networks into one countywide system isn’t an option; it’s state law. And it will cost all 17 municipal units most of their public safety funds whether officials agree with the mandate or not.
We start paying a Lake County income tax in October.
After a tense, white-knuckle, nail-biting process, it's finally official. Lake County has adopted an income tax, just like every other Indiana county. Now it's time to make sure the money is spent wisely.
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has fed at the public trough for years.
Who was the happiest person in Lake County Friday morning? I couldn't reach her by phone to verify this, but I'm pretty sure it was Christine Cid.
Lake County commissioners are expected to vote today to veto the income tax approved by the Lake County Council. The veto should fail.
CROWN POINT | Austerity fell like a ton of bricks Thursday morning on Lake County officials as they contemplated running county government without a county income tax.
What if Hammond had three mayors? Or Valparaiso? Or Crown Point?
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a county income tax Monday.
Where will the money come from?
HIGHLAND | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, will hold an information forum this weekend on a proposed county income tax.
I suspect state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, limped home from the Indiana General Assembly a bitter and beaten man.
ST. JOHN | The Lake County Libertarian Party is opposed to a county option income tax.
Lake County Council May 14, 2013 meeting time change. New time is 6:30 p.m.
CROWN POINT | The local income tax the Lake County Council passed has raised questions, and fueled anger and confusion.
There’s nothing funny about abuse of power, but I couldn't let it pass without a good belly laugh.
The Lake County Council is playing "beat the clock" in voting on the income tax Friday. In doing so, it must set aside emotions and vote based on what the county truly needs.
In recent weeks, I've been weaving around on U.S. 30, U.S. 421 and other highways. My driving would look suspicious to anyone who couldn't see I've been dodging potholes.
INDIANAPOLIS | A controversial plan to have the General Assembly decide how revenue from a Lake County income tax could be spent likely is dead.
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