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August 24, 2014 12:00 am

2 Chicago casino options threaten NWI jobs, tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago.

April 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Majestic CEO asks lawmakers to take a risk for Indiana's casinos

INDIANAPOLIS | The head of Gary's Majestic Star casinos told state lawmakers Monday it's past time for them to act on legislation giving Indiana's casino industry a fighting chance versus new, out-of-state competition.

April 22, 2013 11:43 am
"Would you favor a land-based casino in Gary?"

"Would you favor a land-based casino in Gary?"

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April 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Governor frowns on gaming legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence declared Tuesday that a Senate-approved plan intended to make Indiana's casinos more competitive includes an expansion of gambling he does not support.

March 12, 2013 6:00 pm Related

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Senate panel backs Gary economic development studies

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation that may someday boost Gary's economy and create jobs in the Steel City won unanimous approval from a Senate committee Wednesday.

February 13, 2013 7:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Gary has right to complain this time

RICH JAMES: Gary has right to complain this time

I used to think Gary cried “wolf” at the drop of a hat.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am

McDermott ups ante on Gary land-based casino

INDIANAPOLIS | After years of opposing Gary's legislative efforts for a land-based casino, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is ready to endorse Gary's latest plan — so long as he gets a second casino for Hammond. 

November 27, 2012 7:15 pm

GOP state Senate leader ready to fight for casino revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate is considering how to help Hoosier casinos fight back against competition from other states, especially Illinois.

November 22, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana Legislature to get back to work

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly will convene Tuesday for its 118th session, a one-day mostly ceremonial meeting where lawmakers will swear their oaths of office and take their seats in the House and Senate chambers for the first time.

November 19, 2012 5:45 pm

GOP introduces Statehouse agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, announced Thursday a Republican governing agenda focused on jobs and education, but he also said legislation on social issues, such as abortion and gay marriage, will likely be heard during the 2013 legislative session.

October 04, 2012 6:00 pm
Gary House race may hinge on question of priorities

Gary House race may hinge on question of priorities

INDIANAPOLIS | Should a state representative focus only on issues important to his or her district or push for legislation affecting all Hoosiers?

April 28, 2012 5:46 pm

EDITORIAL: Get right to work on other issues

The intense focus and scorched-earth tactics by both sides on the right-to-work issue in the Indiana General Assembly have delayed action on proposals that could bring more immediate economic benefit to Northwest Indiana and the state.

January 27, 2012 12:00 am

Gary airport, other projects could fly on back of casino bill

Gary officials are prepping a piece of "global" legislation that will include a land-based casino, a teaching hospital and trauma center, more support for the Gary airport and an intermodal port on the lakefront.

January 09, 2012 12:00 am

Gary airport, other projects could fly on back of casino bill

Gary officials are prepping a piece of "global" legislation that will include a land-based casino, a teaching hospital and trauma center, more support for the Gary airport and an intermodal port on the lakefront.

January 07, 2012 12:00 am
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