INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents considering a career in state or local government, including public education, may want to begin working in the next few years or risk losing a guaranteed pension benefit at retirement.
INDIANAPOLIS | A split appears to be developing between two powerful Republican state senators over whether Indiana businesses need more tax cuts.
When the first of five Northwest Indiana casinos opened in Gary in 1996, there were those who thought it would result in the revitalization of Northwest Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS | May tax revenue exceeded the state's reduced expectations, but Indiana likely still will fall short of its annual revenue target when the 2014 budget year ends June 30.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is taking his sales pitch for Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 on the road this week in part to show national conservative and Republican groups he's keeping the faith, even as he seeks federal health funds provided through the much-demonized Affordable Care Act.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will study the ongoing and potential impacts of increased competition for Indiana's gaming industry, including the effects of a potential Chicago casino on riverboats in Hammond, East Chicago, Gary and Michigan City.
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.
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 | 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.
Take care who you dub an extremist. Sometimes seemingly extreme political positions bring about the middle-of-the-road compromises most of us desire.
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.
PORTAGE | The city of Portage ended 2012 in the black in all but one account.
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.
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