Members of NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee met Tuesday in Portage's Woodland Park where they voted 18-8 in favor of the Illiana Expressway proposal that would connect Indiana's Interstate 65 with Illinois' Interstate 55.
John Bayler, left, and state Rep. Ed Soliday review material Tuesday as members of NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee met in Portage's Woodland Park to vote on the illiana Expressway proposal.
Mitch Barloga opened a meeting Tuesday of members of the NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee as they moved toward an 18-8 vote in favor of the Illiana Expressway proposal. A vote of the full NIRPC board on the Illiana Expressway will take place Thursday.
Jean Hulsey, of Lowell, sits in a meeting of NIRPC's Transportation Policy Committee on Tuesday in Portage's Woodland Park following its 18-8 vote in favor of the proposed Illiana Expressway. Hulsey lives near 169th and Holtz Road just south of where the proposed road would run.
I sincerely hope the American citizens wake up and get involved in politics and vote the right people into office. Sens. John McCain and Phil Gramm are warmongers. They want to send our military in harm's way in Syria.
Valparaiso Contestant Melizza Zygmunt on "Jeopardy!" in 1999
Portage catcher Haley Hodges awaits a throw at the plate during a game against Lake Central. Hodges has been a major power source for the Indians, who play Saturday in the Class 4A Harrison (West Lafayette) Semistate.
Does the School Town of Munster really need to increase our taxes by 19.9 cents per $100 assessed valuation for the next seven years?
Many of you have recently read letters to the editor, emails and a variety of other communications that castigate the School Town of Munster for having an election on Tuesday, asking the constituency for a 19.9 cents levy for its schools. However, this year’s School Town of Munster tax rate …
Fuzzy math on the Hebron school referendum. A search of the Hebron school web page says it's a increase of 23.38 cents* on your property taxes.
Munster residents, vote no on Tuesday's referendum for these reasons:
On April 10, I lost my wife, Marla Fry, in a traffic accident as she left Union Center Elementary School. My wife, a master's-educated preschool teacher/director and professional artist, was an integral part of that school.
Voters in Hebron and Boone Township will be asked to approve a school referendum on Tuesday. Why should you vote yes for this measure?
Schererville Town Councilman Jerry Tippy suggests alternatives Tuesday to the Lake County income tax plan during a meeting of the Lake County Council.
Lake County Council members David Hamm, far left, and Elsie Franklin listen while fellow Councilman Jerome Prince, right, talks about the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning during a council meeting at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Lake County Council President Ted Bilski speaks during the public discussion portion of the council's meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
The Lake County Council votes to approve the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub calls the proposed 1.5 income tax mandated and unconstitutional during a County Council meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. The council approved the measure 4-3.
Residents and officials attending the Lake County Council meeting Tuesday applaud Daniel Murchek, assistant county police chief and president of Lake County Police Association Local 72, following his remarks in support of the proposed 1.5 percent county income tax.
Democrat Laura Blaney and Jesse Harper watch election results at the Venue in Valparaiso. Blaney was up against Republican Mike Heinold for the Porter County Commissioner District 1 South seat.
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