The May 8 edition of the Roundtable looks at the aftermath from Porter County election, Gov. Mike Pence's presidential hopes, and spending in Lake County.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | Had a few thousand votes gone a different way last year, an Indiana senator likely would be standing side-by-side with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his quixotic effort to defund Obamacare.
MUNSTER | The School Board on Monday voted to borrow $1.4 million of the anticipated referendum tax levy of $3.4 million to take care of what the superintended called “some cash flow issues.”
Our federal government has been kicking the spending reductions can down the road long enough. The fact that the sequester exists is an indication that even our lawmakers agree in principle. But what have they done about it?
Our President adamantly claims that we do not have a spending problem in this country, yet he refuses to give federal employees a cost-of-living increase or ask the Senate to do their job and work on the federal budget, which the House of Representatives has passed and is waiting on any acti…
Even after the election, President Barack Obama continues campaigning on "tax fairness."
Barb Young is excited about the holiday shopping season. It’s the first one her Crown Point store, Barbara Jean’s Gifts and Gourmet, will experience after opening nine months ago.
NEW YORK | Stocks finished the day mostly lower on Wall Street after signs emerged that Americans are spending at a slower pace and China's economy may be in worse shape than previously thought.
Iin reference to Carl Bernacky's May 30 letter: Of course, he is not the only person with this opinion. There are many lefties out there with the same mindset.
I just read the letter from Russell Coates, of Griffith, imploring people to donate to the Democratic Party. He says the Republicans are going to "spend like no one's business" on this election.
Because of the widespread concern about the direction of our unique nation, consider which of the following recommendations you find agreeable.
I've paid into Social Security for 40 years. That's not an entitlement. The Congress of the largest debtor nation in the world took that money and left an IOU. Now they're giving me less of my money back is on the table.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana closed the books on its 2011 budget year with $1.2 billion in the bank.
As a nation, we are spending ourselves into oblivion. Now Standard & Poor recognizes we are in deep trouble, to the point they might lower our bond rating. When we drop from AAA, we will pay more money (we don't have) in interest.
America has became a debt-burdened nation of product distributors, not producers, and for future generations of Americans something must be done.
Good and bad signs are forecast for the construction sector in 2011, but industry watchers agreed that it appears the ugly business conditions seen in recent years may be over.
Several months ago, U.S. PIRG released a report, "Following the Money," which rated the transparency of government spending in the 50 states. At that time, Hoosiers were left in the dark because Indiana lacked a transparency website, leaving the state with a grade of ‘F.'
As they prepare their offspring for a new school year, many parents are trying to balance the cost of school clothing, accessories and electronics with their budgets.
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