The selection of Gary for the Obama administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative is a sign of the new era of collaboration nationally and locally.
Gary soon will get an unprecedented level of support from the federal government, which will work out of City Hall to strengthen the city's economy and lift up its residents.
I am so sick and tired of the fear mongering foisted upon us by the Obama administration.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers spent nearly seven hours last week listening to expert and public testimony concerning Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, accused the National Security Agency Monday of violating constitutional protections against unlawful searches following disclosures the spy agency collected and stored the telephone and Internet records of all Americans.
If you’re a Democrat, you’re looking over your shoulder heading into the 2014 Affordable Care Act installation (and mid-term elections) and pointing out that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered, there no longer will be annual limits for coverage received, and that college kid…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is no longer a member of Congress, but that's not stopping him from pushing for the federal media shield law he championed during his 12 years in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON | The Obama administration's newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.
It's heartening that the Indiana Legislature provides gainful employment to the mentally challenged, but sometimes they introduce bills that become laws.
MERRILLVILLE | The Americans for Prosperity group's "Obama's Failing Agenda Tour" stopped Thursday in Merrillville.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirting the rules."
A "perfect storm" for the clash of church and state took shape in just two days last month.
WASHINGTON | Eager to command center stage in a year dominated by Republican infighting, President Barack Obama is polishing a State of the Union address that will go to the heart of Americans' economic anxiety and try to sway voters to give him four more years.
GARY | The job-creation potential of clean-energy investments is being muted as a result of attacks on working people and the middle class, supporters of the labor movement said at a Tuesday rally.
Every time President Barack Obama opens his big mouth, the stock market drops like a rock, and since my retirement IRA is tied to the stock market, I frankly cannot afford any more of his senseless speeches.
The message Jay Williams gave Thursday is what all of Northwest Indiana needs to hear -- that the glory days of old aren't coming back, that we must work together to bring a new glory to the region.
One-time Midwest lawmakers who painstakingly scrutinized Osama bin Laden's hatred of the United States cautiously celebrate his demise.
Though U.S. military air support has stabilized the position of rebels fighting against the regime's dictator in Libya, it is unclear if it will turn the tide in the rebels' favor, two region political science experts said.
Indiana should follow U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's advice and get its act together on high-speed rail.
How many of our legislators ran on this platform: "I am going to try and ram my party's agenda down the other party's throat regardless of whether it is good for the state or the country? I promise to not work with the other side, and if I can't get my way I will run off, shirking the respon…
Follow The Times
Need Immigration DNA Testing? Call Independent Forensic for more information – AABB Accredited Laboratory – Toll Free: (866) 434-2400
When Homeland Security / USCIS requests a DNA test for your im…
Stop by Freddy's Steakhouse today at 6442 Kennedy Avenue. You …
Call Justin's Tree Service for a FREE estimate today!
Let us take care of the special someone for a few hours!
Experience Life in the Fast Drain with Mann Made Plumbing of Northwest Indiana ~ 4 year-running #1 Angie's List Plumbing Contractor! (219) 677-6965
Mann Made Plumbing Inc (License # : PC11003526) is a family ow…
Should all units of local government join the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission?