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Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban Tuesday, potentially setting up a challenge to the state law that bans smoking in most indoor places.

February 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

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.

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related
Democratic auditor candidate doubts need for $1B Pence tax cut

Democratic auditor candidate doubts need for $1B Pence tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is skeptical of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax without a clear plan to replace the $1 billion in annual revenue the tax cut would take from schools and local governments.

January 01, 2014 6:00 pm Related
MARC CHASE: St. John 'extremists' force E-911 compromise

MARC CHASE: St. John 'extremists' force E-911 compromise

Take care who you dub an extremist. Sometimes seemingly extreme political positions bring about the middle-of-the-road compromises most of us desire.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Hamm: New revenues should go to projects, not pensions

Lake County's top solid waste district official said he wants all new income tax revenues to be directed to a fund for projects or operating expenses, not employee pensions.

August 14, 2013 8:30 pm

Portage ends year more financially sound than expected

PORTAGE | The city of Portage ended 2012 in the black in all but one account.

January 02, 2013 9:30 pm

Ill. gambling expansion threatens Hammond's $36 million casino tax revenue

HAMMOND | The city of Hammond's budget is boosted each year by about $36 million in casino tax revenue. That money is in danger after Illinois state lawmakers approved plans to build casinos in Chicago and its suburbs.

May 31, 2011 6:55 pm
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