I am in complete agreement with Bruce Fredbloom and will be voting against the park referendum in Lansing.
GLENWOOD | Term limits and creating a magnet school in the village are two potential referendum items Village President Kerry Durkin suggests village trustees consider adding to the November ballot.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board approved a pair of referendum questions asking voters in the Nov. 4 general elections if the state should require tougher background checks in firearms transfers and if more money should be provided for mental health treatment.
Nov. 4 is just around the corner for all register voters in the Lan-Oak Park District. The Park Board has decided to ask taxpayers for the fifth time to raise the district’s limiting tax rate by 10 cents.
Is that where my money went? I noticed that the Crown Point school corporation finally did something to the property where the school buses used to be stored and repaired.
LANSING | For the fifth time, Lan-Oak Park District offiicals are hoping local residents will support a property tax levy hike for park improvements.
INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.
CHICAGO | A measure calling for lawmaker term limits is all but ready for the November ballot, elections officials decided Tuesday as they also reluctantly agreed to give backers of an initiative changing how Illinois draws political boundaries more time to validate signatures.
SPRINGFIELD | A proposal designed to boost spending on education in Illinois likely would get an "F" from a sharp-eyed grammar teacher.
HEBRON | Administrators, parents and staff in the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township have done a lot of work to make residents aware of and educate them about the upcoming school referendum vote.
I live in Boone Township. My property taxes are already too high, with the largest share going to the school.
Recently it has been reported there are petitions in Illinois that would put a referendum on the ballot instituting a change to the state Constitution. The change would impose term limits for state politicians.
HEBRON | School leaders in the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township hope to have more success with a general fund referendum than they did a year ago.
ST. JOHN | Residents received a firsthand look Sunday at the first round of improvements at Lake Central High School.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, owns one of the 52 votes that will decide whether there will be an Illiana Expressway.
MICHIGAN CITY | School officials in Michigan City are now staring at tough decisions after voters Tuesday in Michigan City and Pine Township in Porter County defeated a request for a property tax increase to close a more than $4 million budget deficit.
In the two months since the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township lost its appeal to voters for additional funding, the district has reduced both teachers and programs, the superintendent said.
In the May election, Indiana school districts proposed seven tax and building referendums. Five passed.
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