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Mike Repay

Despite 'no tax' pledge, Repay allowed it

Victoria Koegel suggested we “get the facts” before placing the blame of a county income tax on Commissioner Mike Repay, claiming he “saved” us from an even higher tax.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Here's why Buncich was elected Dem chairman

It was a shame to discover Lake County Commissioner Mike Repay speaks with a forked tongue. This guy strung the voters along by saying he would oppose the county income tax. Then he did a 360 and allowed the tax.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Commissioners approve public safety share for townships

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners have voted to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.

July 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Return borrowed vehicles, commissioners tell sheriff

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners still want back vehicles the sheriff borrowed and hasn't returned.

July 17, 2014 7:30 pm

Repay saved us from an even higher income tax

I’m sick of hearing about Lake County Commissioner Mike Repay and the county income tax. Maybe some of you should ask and get the facts before you put blame.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

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
RICH JAMES: Buncich a good choice for Dem chairman

RICH JAMES: Buncich a good choice for Dem chairman

East Chicagoans John Krupa, Robert Pastrick and Stephen Stiglich led the Lake County Democratic Party for about a half century.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

Hamm easily wins Democratic nomination in 1st Council District

CROWN POINT | David Hamm, the incumbent Lake County 1st District Councilman, easily won his party's nomination Tuesday, turning back a challenge from Antonio Dagett Sr. on the Democratic ticket.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Lake officials take out $20M loan for communications gear

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners finalized a $20 million package Wednesday to finance the launch its consolidated E-911 service.

April 23, 2014 7:42 pm
NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

The South Shore Line's operator on Friday took a major step toward applying for federal aid to build a $571 million extension by voting unanimously to hire AECOM, of Los Angeles, to develop a draft environmental impact study.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: E-911 holdouts, answer call to action

The deadline for accomplishing E-911 consolidation in Lake County is just nine months away, yet four communities are still dragging their feet.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am

Extended warranty increases E-911 costs

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners bought the extended warranty package Wednesday on the county's new E-911 radio hardware.

March 19, 2014 7:30 pm
MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

Who knew doing the right thing actually pays off? It happened in Lake County this week to the tune of about $1.3 million in taxpayer savings, according to government estimates.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Lake commissioners give Motorola $13M E-911 contract

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners voted Wednesday to borrow up to $21 million to build an E-911 countywide network and to give most of it to Motorola Solutions Inc. of Schaumburg.

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Commissioners may ask AG to help with E-911 holdouts

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether four suburban communities that haven't joined the consolidated E-911 network need more time — or more pressure.

February 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Flat Rock Tap goes smoke-free

Flat Rock Tap goes smoke-free

Business owners often grumble after the imposition of smoking bans, such as when the state forbade lighting up in restaurants and most other workplaces in 2012.

February 02, 2014 6:00 am
RICH JAMES: South Shore expansion might be chugging along

RICH JAMES: South Shore expansion might be chugging along

Lake County elected officials too often expend more energy finding excuses as to why they can't do something as opposed to getting something done.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am
Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

The Indiana Department of Transportation fired an employee for posting a video on the social media about Cline Avenue's potholed surface earlier this month.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Get ball rolling to get trains rolling

For a state that prides itself on transportation innovation, Indiana is woefully behind when it comes to passenger rail service.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

CROWN POINT | The state and Lake County want to steer public outrage over potholes that swallowed Cline Avenue and caused headaches for drivers and flat tires away from themselves.

January 15, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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