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South Shore funding took unplanned route through Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.

March 15, 2014 7:00 pm

South Shore funds on track to Pence

INDIANAPOLIS | A key piece in the puzzle of how to pay for expansion of the South Shore Line to Dyer fell into place late Thursday night.

March 13, 2014 9:15 pm

Child tan ban, cursive writing mandate approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | More than two dozen legislative proposals were separately approved Thursday by the Republican-controlled House and Senate, sending them across the Statehouse rotunda and into the opposite chamber.

January 23, 2014 3:39 pm Related
Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

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.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Indianapolis hunkers down during freeze

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.

January 06, 2014 5:15 pm
State lawmakers face packed agenda

State lawmakers face packed agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…

January 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.

January 04, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pence brings Browning back to INDOT

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is bringing state lottery director Karl Browning back to once again lead the Indiana Department of Transportation.

July 10, 2013 1:45 pm
RICH JAMES: Credit Soliday for trying to help Lake County

RICH JAMES: Credit Soliday for trying to help Lake County

I suspect state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, limped home from the Indiana General Assembly a bitter and beaten man.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Charbonneau makes income tax more palatable

RICH JAMES: Charbonneau makes income tax more palatable

Indiana state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, was out in left field a month ago with his omnibus bill to “cure” all that ails Lake County.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: State, NWI doing great things through RDA

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: State, NWI doing great things through RDA

The 2013 Indiana General Assembly has convened, and the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is talking with legislators about extending the state’s portion of its funding beyond 2015, when it is now scheduled to end. And in those conversations, the RDA is demonstrating that the …

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Mass transit officials explain maintenance, expansion to Cook County Board

CHICAGO | The year 2013 will be one heavily focused on maintenance and repairs for the Chicago-area’s mass transit systems, according to officials who presented their proposed budgets Thursday to the Cook County Board.

November 01, 2012 10:30 pm

Gary mayor has ideas for mass transit

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson issued a call Tuesday for more citizen involvement in Northwest Indiana mass transit issues as well as a prescription for how to improve it.

October 30, 2012 8:00 pm
Once more unto the breach

Once more unto the breach

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels is poised to finish his second and final term as governor this year with a budget surplus, an unparalleled record of reform and achievements Hoosiers will celebrate for decades to come.

January 08, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana legislative session likely a ticket for a wild ride

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Wednesday for an 11-week roller coaster ride of a session whose twists and turns could leave some Hoosiers wanting to throw up when it's all over.

January 01, 2012 7:15 pm
Legislative session failed on transportation changes

Legislative session failed on transportation changes

Legislation portending big changes for transportation agencies in Northwest Indiana stalled this year in the General Assembly. Those agencies, including the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority, are now charting their path forward.

May 09, 2011 10:00 am
Legislative session failed to deliver on big transportation changes

Legislative session failed to deliver on big transportation changes

Legislation portending big changes for transportation agencies in Northwest Indiana stalled this year in the General Assembly, and those agencies now are charting their path forward.

May 08, 2011 12:00 am

Statehouse a dead end for transit cash

The release of a $2.5 billion mass transit plan for Indianapolis called IndyConnect is not giving Northwest Indiana's transit plans the boost some had expected.

November 21, 2010 12:00 am
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