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MARC CHASE: Inmates running asylum of Lake County government?

MARC CHASE: Inmates running asylum of Lake County government?

If you're running a company and discover a job applicant has a past conviction for fraudulently taking 184 prescription narcotic doses from a former employer, would that keep you from hiring the applicant?

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Lake County begins issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Lake County begins issuing same-sex marriage licenses

CROWN POINT | About 1:30 p.m. Monday, Hobart residents Michelle Davies and Tonya Richards felt defeated. 

October 06, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Valpo awaiting RDA decision on TOD funding

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to learn in the next couple of weeks whether its plans for a transit-oriented development downtown will get a big financial boost from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

GOP won't oppose seven Dem incumbents this fall

CROWN POINT | Republicans have opted not to oppose six incumbent Democratic elected officials this fall.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
Federal district court ruling on same-sex marriage in Indiana

Federal district court ruling on same-sex marriage in Indiana

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Richard L. Young's ruling in three federal lawsuits found Indiana's ban against same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

June 25, 2014 1:44 pm

Gary mayor supports Lake clerk as Dem Party boss

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson likes Lake County Clerk Mike Brown as the next county Democratic Party chairman.

May 22, 2014 7:32 pm

Lake County clerk takes big step toward re-election

Incumbent Lake County Clerk Mike Brown easily defeated challenger Josefina Magallenes in Tuesday's Democratic primary as he looks toward a second decade as a Lake County elected official.

May 07, 2014 9:46 pm

Dems endorse candidates for May 6

LAKE STATION | The combined Lake Station, New Chicago and Hobart Township Democratic precinct organization endorsed the re-election of most incumbent officials in next month's primary.

April 21, 2014 8:45 pm
Officials deny complaints in Lake commissioner, clerk races

Officials deny complaints in Lake commissioner, clerk races

MERRILLVILLE | County and Merrillville officials have dismissed two election complaints lodged by a Gary woman hoping to upset a Lake County commissioner in the spring Democratic Party primary.

March 18, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Ethics breakfast draws a crowd

HOBART | Talk of ethics in local government brought out a crowd of a couple hundred Thursday morning to a public policy breakfast at Avalon Manor.

March 13, 2014 7:45 pm
MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

If pictures truly say a thousand words, a photo from Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's State of the City address last week should generate enough verbiage to fill this column — and region political reform advocates — with hope.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Election lottery is tops for lucky candidates

Election lottery is tops for lucky candidates

CROWN POINT | The odds of appearing atop the heap of candidates for the May 6 primary were nearly even for both public officials seeking re-election and their challengers.

February 18, 2014 9:30 pm
RICH JAMES: We're in for a boring primary election season

RICH JAMES: We're in for a boring primary election season

When the dust settled Friday as filing closed for the May primary elections, I couldn’t help but think the Lake County Democratic Party had lost its swagger.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

It will be incumbent on dozens of Lake officials to run again in 2014

CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.

January 04, 2014 5:00 pm
Take 'ownership' of Gary issues, residents urged

Take 'ownership' of Gary issues, residents urged

GARY | City and county elected officials met with Gary residents for a town hall forum Saturday, telling their constituents they need their help in improving the city

October 05, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Hatcher no doubt smiling on plethora of black county candidates

RICH JAMES: Hatcher no doubt smiling on plethora of black county candidates

It was a good 30 years ago when Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher and the city’s precinct organization bolted from the county Democratic convention.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo parks OKs ice cream vendor contracts

VALPARAISO | When they all scream for ice cream this summer at many of the city's parks, a vendor probably will be available to sell them some.

June 25, 2013 8:35 pm
Mike Brown - Democratic candidate for Lake County recorder

Mike Brown - Democratic candidate for Lake County recorder

Michael B. Brown

November 06, 2012 10:00 pm

State auditors say some numbers don't add up for Lake officials

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.

October 01, 2012 12:00 am
Road trip may steer voters to Obama

Road trip may steer voters to Obama

GARY | John Cowans believes that at 90 years old, if he can get out and encourage others to vote, anyone can.

September 29, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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