Northwest Indiana's casino revenues have put kids through college, rebuilt roads and sewer lines, improved public safety, built a popular baseball stadium, made government buildings more energy-efficient, improved parks and more.
Last week, I wondered if a particular region government planning agency's board would give any weight to the concerns of south Lake County constituents regarding the proposed Illiana Expressway.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will hold considerable sway in deciding the future of state laws on gaming, alcohol, abortion, guns and other controversial issues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has adopted a social media policy for his official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, following a June incident where his staff was caught scrubbing comments from Hoosiers that disagreed with the Republican governor's opposition to gay marriage.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is still seven months until members of the Indiana General Assembly resume regular daily meetings. But in many ways the 2014 legislative session began earlier this month, when the first study committees convened at the Statehouse.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court deployed unusually forceful language in announcing Tuesday it will not permit divorcing parents to give up parenting time in exchange for eliminating child support payments.
A Washington, D.C.-based steel trade association is urging the nation's political leaders to support a pro-manufacturing policy agenda that helps improve the international competitiveness of key economic sectors.
INDIANAPOLIS | When Gov. Mitch Daniels sat with reporters in his Statehouse office for his traditional end-of-the-year interview on a recent December weekday, the sounds of children caroling in the nearby atrium carried so clearly through the closed doors it seemed like the carolers were in …
FORK IN THE ROAD: Governments looking at potential of improving community health through food studies
Local governments and regional groups are paying more attention to issues of healthy eating and its relationship to building vibrant communities.
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