Michael B. Brown
CROWN POINT | The Indiana State Board of Accounts is scolding some Lake County officials for sloppy bookkeeping and failure to promptly distribute taxes to cities, towns and township government agencies.
GARY | John Cowans believes that at 90 years old, if he can get out and encourage others to vote, anyone can.
CROWN POINT | Six Lake and Porter County residents volunteered Tuesday to form the steering committee for the Watchdog Group Initiative during the group’s second meeting at the Purdue Academic Learning Center.
CROWN POINT | Mike Brown, of Merrillville, one of five Democrats running for Lake County recorder, insists he is the real Mike Brown.
CROWN POINT | Two of the five Democratic candidates for Lake County recorder are waging an all-out battle over an office with limited public impact.
CROWN POINT | County elections officials dismissed two complaints challenging tactics advocates used to win last year's Lake Central School Corp. referendum.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's spring primary offers voters a buffet of races among veteran officials, perennial candidates and bright-eyed newcomers.
CROWN POINT | It's a long shot, but a small number of people who lost their homes in mortgage foreclosure may be owed some money.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County clerk's office has a collection agency going after 45,000 parents who owe his office $9.4 million, including some who are surprised and angered they're being called deadbeats.
The General Assembly has done the easy work on implementing the Kernan-Shepard report, but now it's time to make the tougher choices. Lawmakers need look no further for inspiration than the recent news from the Lake County clerk's office.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Clerk Mike Brown has demoted Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, days after her verbal dispute with his political ally.
Lake County officials have squawked in recent years, and for good reason, about the need to bring costs under control. That includes reducing the payroll — which makes the hiring of Hilda Pabey so strange.
If love is never having to say you're sorry, as the old movie had it, politics is never having to say you're unemployed.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Clerk Mike Brown has hired the wife of disgraced former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey as a part-time employee.
GARY | Karen Freeman-Wilson is poised to become the first black female mayor in Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Hammond City Councilman Anthony Higgs, D-3rd, can stay at his workplace in the Lake County clerk's office, but was advised to look less intimidating to voters.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Circuit Court judge ordered county election officials to return a Gary woman to the May 3 primary race for the 5th District Gary City Council seat.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Clerk Mike Brown said Monday he has found a bond company to insure him as county officeholder nearly 10 months after taking office.
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