Lake County Council
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council narrowly voted to borrow $20 million to launch a consolidated E-911 service despite concerns about the cost.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 93-0 Tuesday to join the Senate in urging that the state transportation department rename Gary's Fifth Avenue for the late Gary Mayor Rudy Clay.
It was about a month ago that state Rep. Charlie Brown had harsh words for Speros Batistatos.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.
INDIANAPOLIS | A street running through the heart of Gary soon could be renamed to honor a late mayor whose heart pulsed with the rhythm of the city he loved.
CROWN POINT | Randy Palmateer asked Lake County officials Wednesday to rate his first year as their representative on the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council unanimously opposes a call by Gov. Mike Pence to eliminate the business personal property tax.
The new Lake County surveyor should focus on the office's main priorities and do as much as possible to remove politics from that office.
It was some eight years ago when it seemed government across Northwest Indiana – particularly Lake County – had reached an ethical low.
New Year’s resolutions are meant to improve an individual’s life and the lives of those around him or her.
Do you want to see multiple competing political interests — the ones typically bent on ripping out each others' throats — join hands in a semblance of harmony? Just propose an interstate tollway through the serene rural area of an otherwise industrial county.
CROWN POINT | Spending Lake County taxes to stage an airshow outside the county won't fly with a majority of the Lake County Council.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council approved a resolution Tuesday opposing construction of the Illiana Expressway.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday approved the E-911 consolidation agreement.
The Lake County Council is poised today to vote on an E-911 consolidation plan that calls for a single call center. The council should approve this plan, and so should the municipalities that haven't done so already.
Eric Krieg has every right to speak his mind. It would just be nice if he would get something right once in a while.
CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.
CROWN POINT | Councilman David Hamm said Thursday the county has reached a tentative labor agreement with the Lake County Jail corrections officers.
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