It was in the early 1980s that Indiana State University did a study about Lake County merging all towns and cities into a unigov form of government.
Lake County has more municipalities, libraries, school districts and other units of local government than you can shake a stick at — and don't tell me you haven't been tempted.
INDIANAPOLIS | No single person at the Statehouse is standing in the way of South Shore expansion, because outside the 21-member Northwest Indiana legislative delegation, few of the 129 other state senators and representatives have even heard of it.
INDIANAPOLIS | Central Indiana residents mostly stayed inside at home Monday as impassable roads and frigid temperatures led state government and nearly all businesses in the capital city to shut down for the day.
INDIANAPOLIS | A judge may yet decide if the Republican-appointed State Board of Education held an illegal meeting Oct. 16 when members drafted and approved a letter via email requesting legislative assistance in calculating 2012-13 school grades.
SCHERERVILLE | The popular La Carreta restaurants in Merrillville and Schererville abruptly closed after they were raided Monday by the Indiana State Police and Indiana Excise Police.
INDIANAPOLIS | Marion County Clerk Beth White is set to announce Monday she is seeking the Democratic nomination for Indiana secretary of state.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. will receive nearly $1.4 million after agreeing Monday to settle a lawsuit with the state.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said travel-related scams have heated up and so have state and federal enforcement efforts to crackdown on violators.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Senate voted 38-12 Tuesday to compel Northwest Indiana residents pay more in vehicle taxes if they want smooth roads to drive on.
From a political perspective, the decade-long "Mitch Daniels era" has been devastating for Indiana Democrats.
INDIANAPOLIS | Seven-month-old Keagan Fishel is a hero, his father said. The little boy died Saturday of blunt force trauma to the head, the Marion County coroner's office said. His organs were donated to four children in need.
INDIANAPOLIS | A last-minute recount of ballot petition signatures has won Republican Rick Santorum a spot on Indiana's presidential primary election ballot.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has taken jurisdiction of a lawsuit challenging the ability of House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, to deduct walkout fines from House Democrats' paychecks.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge will decide in the next 30 days whether Indiana's school voucher program is constitutional.
PROVIDED BY WJOB-AM 1230 Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. responded to Gov. Mitch Daniels' criticism of Northwest Indiana in his new book by comparing Marion County Republicans as "perverts." Here are some cuts from the mayor's Friday WJOB-AM 1230 show with Jim Dedelow.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's largest teachers union will not appeal a judge's denial of a temporary injunction it sought to halt Indiana's new school voucher program.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's new school voucher program, which gives Hoosier parents tax dollars to pay student tuition at private elementary and high schools, cleared its first legal test Monday.
Marion County Judge Michael Keele denied a request for a preliminary injunction Monday that would have halted Indiana's new school voucher program.
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