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House Republicans dodge vote on governor's tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans used a procedural maneuver Thursday to avoid having to vote against Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut.

February 21, 2013 3:01 pm
Local transportation funds cut under federal bill

Local transportation funds cut under federal bill

A civil engineer  checks a hole in the newly paved Meridian Road and 950 North in Liberty Township during a final walk-through of the project funded with federal stimulus money in 2010. The new federal transportation bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last year cuts funding …

February 12, 2013 3:00 pm

Senate candidates differ on right course for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | It is widely believed that the U.S. Senate is a broken institution, trapped by its own rules into requiring 60 out of 100 votes to take any action.

October 20, 2012 7:10 pm
Hammond puts first federal rehabbed residence for sale

Hammond puts first federal rehabbed residence for sale

HAMMOND | Just three months ago, the stone-clad house on the corner of 175th Street and Magnolia Avenue stood vacant and deteriorating. Now, it has been rehabbed and is ready for a family to call home.

October 26, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Rehabbed home given new life

HAMMOND | The first home rehabbed with federal economic recovery dollars in Hammond will hit the market this week.

October 25, 2010 12:00 am
Ind. unemployment

Ind. unemployment

WorkOne representative Terence Hill, bottom, speaks with, from left, Terence Harris, of East Chicago, Trena Johnson, of Portage, and Gail Levy, of Gary, at the The Genesis Convention Center in Gary during a September job fair. Indiana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to …

October 23, 2010 12:00 am

Stimulus drives rehabbing of Hammond homes in disrepair

HAMMOND | Work is wrapping up on the first of nearly 40 homes the city is buying through the federally funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

October 10, 2010 12:00 am
Housing Authority rehabbing Humphrey senior building

Housing Authority rehabbing Humphrey senior building

HAMMOND | More than $2 million in federal stimulus funds is being used to breathe new life into the Hubert Humphrey senior housing building.

October 07, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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City under gun to allocate funds

HAMMOND | Members of the city's Redevelopment Commission will meet in a special session Tuesday evening, in an effort to get federal dollars allocated before losing them.

September 13, 2010 12:00 am

Lake County receives more than $5.5 million to stabilize urban neighborhoods

Lake County communities will receive more than $5.5 million in federal dollars aimed at revitalizing urban neighborhoods.

September 09, 2010 12:00 am
GARY JOB FAIR 2

GARY JOB FAIR 2

Gary precinct committeewoman Andre Cheairs, left, talks with Gary Mayor Rudy Clay Wednesday morning during the second annual Community Stimulus Career Fair. Businesses and educational institutions collected resumes and spoke to hundreds of applicants in search of employment and job training.

September 02, 2010 12:00 am
GARY JOB FAIR 1

GARY JOB FAIR 1

Jobseekers wait in line Wednesday morning to speak with representatives from ArcelorMittal during the Gary Employment Resource Center's second annual Community Stimulus Career Fair at the Genesis Convention Center.

September 02, 2010 12:00 am
GARY JOB FAIR 3

GARY JOB FAIR 3

WorkOne representative Terence Hill, front, speaks with, from left, Terence Harris, of East Chicago, Trena Johnson, of Portage, and Gail Levy, of Gary, Wednesday morning at the the Genesis Convention Center during the second annual Community Stimulus Career Fair.

September 02, 2010 12:00 am
Report: Recession ended in June 2009

Report: Recession ended in June 2009

GARY | Job seekers fill out applications on Sept. 1 at the Genesis Convention Center during the second annual Community Stimulus Career Fair hosted by the Gary Employment Resource Center. Nearly 50 businesses and educational institutions collected resumes and spoke to hundreds of applicants …

September 01, 2010 12:56 pm
Demolition of abandoned Gary properties scheduled

Demolition of abandoned Gary properties scheduled

GARY | For thousands of young women, the Bear Brand Hosiery factory in the city's central district represented hope during the Great Depression. But to residents of newer homes standing in the shadow of its decay, it's a different story.

August 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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City's rehab homes will get security systems

HAMMOND | Along with fresh paint, new floor coverings and updated kitchen cabinets, homes being rehabbed by the city as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program will also feature security systems.

August 06, 2010 12:00 am

Hammond homeless program participants sing its praises

HAMMOND | Rona Fisher and her five children were living in a shelter until she received assistance through the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program.

August 05, 2010 12:00 am

Stimulus spending offers ammo for Coburn, McCain

Leave it to U.S. Reps. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and John McCain, R-Ariz., to root out examples of stimulus spending gone awry.

August 03, 2010 12:44 pm

Miscommunication plagues homeless plan

HAMMOND | City Council members met with Planning and Development employees Monday evening to discuss looming issues with the federally funded Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program.

August 03, 2010 12:00 am

Homeless program shortchanges landlords?

HAMMOND | City Council members will meet in a special session this afternoon to discuss a homeless prevention program that landlords say is marred with misinformation.

August 02, 2010 12:00 am
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