PORTAGE | The city's financial situation is "good, not great" after officials received word of the spring tax draw.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor Jolie A. Covaciu said she has a tip that could save some taxpayers hundreds of dollars.
CRETE | A Crete village trustee said, as much as he loves his home and his neighborhood, factors could make him -- and other Illinois residents -- move to Indiana.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn won't say if he opposes legislation that would mean a hike in Chicago property taxes to overhaul two city pension systems, but says he wants to reduce reliance on such taxes as a revenue source.
Lake County Council President Ted Bilski can promise ''no new property taxes" until he is blue in the face, but the fact is the good government boys in Indianapolis backed the Lake County taxpayers into a corner with no way out by the threat of withholding funds to Northwest Indiana local go…
Not many times in recent history have I agreed with some of our politicians, but our mayor's recent column hit the nail on the head.
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 | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. ran into a stone wall of indifference Wednesday before an Indiana Senate committee, as he fought to save his city's rental property registration and inspection program.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's not often you'll hear a Hoosier governor claim Indiana's business taxes should be more like those in Illinois.
LOWELL | An error at the county level could have undercut Lowell's assessed valuation by $40 million if it had gone undetected.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, was unable to persuade the Senate Monday to let Gary, East Chicago, Hammond and Lake County keep a portion of their casino revenue that could be sent next year to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
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 | Indiana schools and local governments will lose about a sixth of their total property tax revenues if Gov. Mike Pence succeeds in eliminating the business personal property tax.
CROWN POINT | An Indiana University professor says better money management by Lake County's big cities would help the suburbs, too.
INDIANAPOLIS | No matter how destitute or debt-laden, no Hoosier local governmental body can file for bankruptcy like Detroit did earlier this month.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has just two more days to decide the fate of two measures that could change Lake County forever.
CROWN POINT | A local pilot's spirits are soaring after Lake County officials expedited his property tax appeal and saved him more than $1,200.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation lifting the Lake County property tax levy freeze and providing new economic development opportunities for Gary is headed to the governor.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale closed Thursday after raking in $3,046,500 during three days.
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