Sometimes I wonder if our government officials have ever read the Constitution they have sworn to uphold when they took office.
I see in the news our mayor is planning to spend another few million on bike trails and parks here in Portage. I voted for him on the assumption he would use common sense such as most Republicans do when handling other people's money.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday signed into law Indiana's $30 billion, two-year state budget that keeps spending increases below the inflation rate and provides Hoosiers more than a billion dollars in tax cuts.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly early this morning was on the verge of approving a two-year state budget plan that reduces taxes on Hoosiers by $1.1 billion.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite polls showing Hoosiers want Indiana to invest more in education, roads and other state services, the Republican-controlled General Assembly is poised to enact the largest package of tax cuts in state history.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is certain reducing Indiana's personal income tax rate will create jobs, despite the doubts of legislative leaders and the increase in unemployment that followed distribution of the state's automatic taxpayer refund.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House approved late Monday night a two-year state budget that increases funding for education and roads, but does not include an income tax cut or account for scheduled reductions in federal spending.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans used a procedural maneuver Thursday to avoid having to vote against Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Ways and Means Committee voted 16-7 Tuesday to send a two-year budget plan to the full chamber that increases spending on education and provides new funding for roads, but does not reduce the income tax rate.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Republican budget chief will unveil a two-year state spending plan Friday that does not contain a tax cut and spends more on education, roads and services for the needy than recommended by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence defended his proposed income tax cut during his first State of the State address Monday, and pledged to expand the availability of private school vouchers, promote vocational education and encourage strong families.
The first tier of the Illiana Corridor project is completed, following extensive public outreach and detailed environmental studies.
The Indiana Department of Transportation will begin overnight lane restrictions of Interstates 80/94 and 65 next week. Crews will be patching potholes and smoothing rough pavement during overnight hours from Monday to Friday.
MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville Town Councilman isn't satisfied with recent patchwork completed to 53rd Avenue between Georgia and Mississippi streets.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce, local industries and alternative fuel advocacy groups are keeping a close eye on the Statehouse this session with concerns about legislation being introduced to place a tax on compressed natural gas for vehicles.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council isn't yet ready to accept roads from the first phase of the Prairie Creek subdivision into Merrillville's street inventory.
INDIANAPOLIS | It likely will take another year before a final decision is reached on the future of the Exit 21 ramp connecting the westbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road to the Borman Expressway in Lake Station.
INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura and mayors across the state have a message for the Indiana General Assembly — trust us.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two of Northwest Indiana's five Republican state representatives will be chairmen of House committees when the General Assembly convenes Jan. 7. Region Democrats will serve as the top minority party member on six House committees.
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