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Porter County Treasurer

EDITORIAL: Cut Porter's budget, but be judicious

Porter County government department heads are being told to cut their 2015 budgets by 10 percent. That looks good for the politicians, but it doesn't address the fact that some government functions are already more lean than others, nor that some are more vital than others.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Porter County should reinstate TQM program

In shutting down the total quality management program last week, the Porter County Council put the county back in the Dark Ages.

March 18, 2013 12:00 am

Portage seeks to reset capital development tax rate

PORTAGE | The City Council will consider resetting the tax rate for the cumulative capital development fund.

February 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Lake County Council prepares to apply for $15.5 million loan

CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members said they are prepared to take a final vote Tuesday on borrowing $15.5 million next year to meet anticipated spending on the county jail, its roads and drainage waterways, and other services.

November 08, 2012 7:45 pm

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

EDITORIAL: Lake, Porter working on Government 2.0

While political storms swirl in Lake and Porter counties, some government officials are doing good work in the trenches. They deserve recognition for their efforts.

March 12, 2012 12:00 am

County tax officials take show on the road

PORTAGE | Porter County's three top tax officials will be traveling around the county beginning in September telling residents about the ramifications of tax caps and how they are going to affect their lives.

July 21, 2011 6:30 pm
Porter County paid millions to consultants in 2010

Porter County paid millions to consultants in 2010

VALPARAISO | Porter County government paid out nearly $2.8 million last year for various consulting services of more than $1,000.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am Related
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