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INVESTMENTS: Municipal bond market risky, but stock index rising

INVESTMENTS: Municipal bond market risky, but stock index rising

The economy has moving, but not in a stellar fashion, a Northwest Indiana investment advisor said.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Massive municipal debt should make us all queasy

MARC CHASE: Massive municipal debt should make us all queasy

Not all debt incurred by government is dangerous or irresponsible. Taking on debt for capital projects — including roads, needed building renovations and so on — with a clear and identified plan for repayment is an accepted practice of doing government business.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Put Hammond's debt in proper perspective

Bill Dolan’s April 28 article (“Lake County municipal officials turn to lenders for urban amenities”), is a classic example of “you can make numbers say whatever you want them to.”

May 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County may borrow $15.5M from Porter County

CROWN POINT | Lake County government soon may be indebted to Porter County, literally.

October 17, 2012 6:30 pm

ANDREA NEAL: Redevelopment commissions can make debt soar

Carmel's Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors last weekend with a glamorous debut. Featuring Indiana limestone and Italian stone beneath a Palladio dome, the center will last 500 years or longer, its website says "creating a legacy that will be passed along to our children and gra…

February 03, 2011 12:00 am
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