Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams has suggested giving laptop computers to each of the county's high school seniors. That part of her idea holds promise.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams thinks the potential for the county's high school students is endless, especially if she can help get the right tools in their hands.
One thing we can all probably agree upon is that our kids are our future and that we must do everything we can to make a better life for all of them.
Whether you see it as a sleep aid or riveting political drama, an increasing amount of the public's business is being done on camera. The Porter County commissioners should join this effort.
VALPARAISO | A weekend power failure at the Porter County Administration Center left local property owners unable to pay the balance of their tax bills online until late Tuesday morning, the last day the bills can be paid without penalty.
VALPARAISO | The two candidates for South District county commissioner raised about half the money this year as was generated by the candidates in the last contested general election race for the board in 2010.
Political losses are part of the system. Candidates campaign hard. Sometimes it gets ugly, and then one person wins and one loses. Some losses hurt more than others, as was the case after May’s Republican primary. As a participant in this year’s Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service …
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council postponed action Monday on several budgets from the Board of County Commissioners and scheduled a joint meeting between the two bodies to discuss a strategic plan for funding several major items.
The ongoing problems at the Porter County Animal Shelter should prompt the Porter County commissioners to consider getting out of the business of housing animals awaiting adoption.
This concerns the Porter County commissioners.
To say we hit the ground running in Porter County government this year would be an understatement. Dealing with one of the worst winters in recent history we were fortunate to have eight new snowplows on the road covering 800 miles of road, making four passes on each for a total of some 3,20…
Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams, R-Center
Calvin Bellamy does not believe a long list of do's and don'ts is the answer to maintaining a high level of ethics in local government.
As Stephen says on "The Colbert Report": "That brings us to tonight's word."
Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams is still learning the ropes. She's also learning from her mistake, something she deserves credit for.
Kids are warned from an early age not to accept candy or free rides from strangers. When they grow up and get elected, those offers are too tempting to turn down.
In the May 19 edition, The Times' Doug Ross, Robert Blaszkiewicz and Mark Kiesling discuss the flap over Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams' plane trip to Indianapolis.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams said she intends to reimburse the DLZ engineering firm for a flight she accepted last week to a Republican dinner in Indianapolis.
VALPARAISO | The engineering firm of DLZ flew newly elected Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams and her husband to a Republican dinner last week in Indianapolis.
VALPARAISO | The person with the shortest service on the Valparaiso City Council received the most votes in the five-way battle for the Republican nominations in the at-large race.
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