Portage City Council
It might sound odd, but the dinner table could be one of the best tools in fighting drug abuse and a number of other societal problems.
Ken "Doc" Coleman knows first-hand what many veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are going through.
PORTAGE | A proposed pay increase for crossing guards working schools within city limits has raised an issue here.
PORTAGE | A local company will seek a tax abatement from the Portage City Council when it meets Tuesday night.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council has gone on record opposing a proposed 17.2 percent increase in Indiana American Water rates.
PORTAGE | On a 5-2 vote, the Portage City Council approved a $3.5 million park department bond issue.
It seems the controversy dogging Portage Mayor James Snyder’s decision to send snowplows into Gary a few weeks back just won’t go away.
PORTAGE | A proposed amendment to the state constitution likely will cause a showdown between the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder.
Plenty of government blunders in the region deserve bitter-cold responses.
When Gary was hammered by lake-effect snow Tuesday, its next-door neighbor, Portage, acted neighborly. Portage Mayor James Snyder sent snowplows to help Gary clear the streets.
As we near two years of divided government in Portage, now is a great time to reflect on how Portage’s elected leaders of different parties can do a better job of working together to find solutions in the best interest of Portage residents.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday voted down the proposed $3.5 million park bond issue.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council last week approved a tax abatement for the expansion of Carmeuse Lime and Stone.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday night approved hiring its own legal representation.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week took the next step in issuing $3.5 million in bonds for capitol projects and equipment.
PORTAGE | Democrat members of the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder tussled Tuesday night over the city's budgeting process and an ongoing investigation involving street department personnel.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council declined to take any action last week on two issues involving the city's Utility Services Department.
PORTAGE | The City Council approved an amendment to the new trash ordinance that could save some people money.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday took the first steps in changing what health insurance will look like for city employees.
Whiting has been a bastion of local government reform in recent years. The decision to downsize the City Council is in keeping with that tradition.
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