The preservation and protection of the dunes began with activism that remains strong in the region today.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to reform how Indiana draws its legislative districts, which could determine who gets elected and the policies they pursue, was perhaps the top item the General Assembly failed to act on last month prior to adjourning for the year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly adjourned for the year late Thursday night, ending a 10-week session dominated initially by the marriage amendment, but concluding with proposals to significantly improve the state's roads, preschool education, criminal code and other matters.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly approved a package of business tax cuts, during its final meeting of the year Thursday, that supporters believe will create jobs by making Indiana stand out as a low-tax haven for companies.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana lawmakers last week nearly jumped on a bandwagon of states seeking to add measures that some contend legitimize discrimination under the guise of religious liberty.
CHESTERTON | Liberty Township resident John W. Johnston, a retired Marine Corps major, has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Indiana House of Representatives in the 10th District.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Twitter antics that prompted Senate Republicans to exile state Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, to a new chamber seat deep in Democratic territory also forced state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, out of the back row seat she loved.
INDIANAPOLIS | This election year could find more politicians and their supporters visiting residents of gated communities and other neighborhoods that usually restrict door-to-door solicitors.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved measure halting the privatization of a state annuity program for retired government employees, including teachers, cleared a Senate committee Wednesday 9-0 and advances to the full Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.
State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden DunesRepresents: Ogden Dunes, Portage, Chesterton, South Haven, Burns Harbor, Beverly Shores, Michigan City, WestvilleExperience: State senator since 2005; attorneyCommittees: Appropriations (ranking Democrat); Pensions and Labor (ranking Democrat); Correcti…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority would get a $4 million budget bump under a plan to fix an income tax break aimed at Lake County's poorest homeowners but claimed by many more.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled chambers of the Indiana General Assembly separately approved competing plans Thursday that both give big tax breaks to Hoosier companies.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, will host four town hall-style discussions in northern Porter and LaPorte counties in February, including two Saturday.
PORTAGE | Three suspects in an armed robbery of a convenience store in South Bend were taken into custody Wednesday when a train stopped at the Portage/Ogden Dunes South Shore station.
INDIANAPOLIS | Residents of gated communities and neighborhoods with prohibitions on political campaigning may soon be getting a lot of unwanted visitors, with no way to stop them.
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