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The Indiana Department of Correction takes seriously its commitment to prevent sexual assault inside our facilities, despite what recent news coverage and opinion articles may suggest.
When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced he didn't plan to spend the money to meet federal standards for prisons, I was surprised. Lake County is spending millions to get out from under the federal consent decree requiring improvements at the Lake County Jail.
CROWN POINT | Lake County has taken a major step toward meeting federal inmate health care standards.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council dipped into its health insurance fund Monday to cure a potential $3.5 million budget deficit.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's Board of Commissioners awarded a $35,875 contract Wednesday to build a mental health treatment area within the Lake County Jail.
Have you felt the weightlessness in the past couple of weeks? It's the rapid descent of some of our most basic constitutional rights at both the federal and state levels of government.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council voted reluctantly Tuesday to borrow $15 million to pay for improvements for its county jail, highways, drainage waterways and other services in the face of declining property tax revenues.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials might need a $20 million loan to meet their ever-rising spending plans.
The Lake County Council could use some serious financial counseling. The council is considering a loan to cover an anticipated $15 million hole in its budget next year.
The Lake County Jail continues to lack adequate inmate services and leadership within its medical programs, according to a federal report released this week.
So Rod Blagojevich is one corrupt cat who does not own nine lives, after all.
Fresh off his fall win, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky has filed paperwork to possibly run again for the seat he's held for nearly three decades.
CROWN POINT | Merrillville lawyer John Bushemi got his $115,000 consulting contract Wednesday to be the legal adviser to the incoming Lake County sheriff.
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How must waste is there in Lake County government's budget?