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Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. is the special guest of the April 9 edition of the Political Roundtable.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Housing Authority and the city of Hammond will pay $200,000 to the housing authority's former executive director, Maria Becerra, to settle allegations that she was wrongfully fired.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
At his weekly radio show on WJOB, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. discussed the Lake County income tax and County Councilwoman Christine Cid.
Indiana Supreme Court justices will hear arguments this morning on whether the state's school voucher system is the turkey its detractors claim it is.
Maybe I was wrong. Maybe not.
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MERRILLVILLE | Four Indiana legislators presented on a panel discussion for The Lake County Circle at their evening reception on Wednesday, May 2 at The Patio. The Lake County Circle evening reception hosted 50 guests from across Indiana, including those seeking office or current incumbents …
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. talked with The Times about his recent trip to China. Photos courtesy of Tom McDermott Jr.
Editor's note: Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. is sending updates to The Times while he's in China.
HAMMOND | With his boss in China, City Council President Michael Opinker got a crash course last week in being mayor.
Two of the main antagonists in the fight over maintenance of the 22-mile Little Calumet River flood levee have come to agreement on who should do it and how to pay for it.
There's nothing like an open political seat to generate a lot of speculation about a successor.
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