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What is it with some judges when they put on the robe? It’s as if they just graduated from the University of Omnipotence.
Northwest Indiana has languished in mediocrity for far too long, largely because of an unwillingness to raise or spend money.
Mike Repay’s yard signs prior to the 2012 Lake County commissioner’s Democratic primary were emphatic — “No new taxes.”
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has fed at the public trough for years.
What if Hammond had three mayors? Or Valparaiso? Or Crown Point?
There are no walls, no checkpoints and no border guards asking for residency cards when you pass from Lake County into Porter County. The same can be said when you slip from Porter County into LaPorte County.
I suspect state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, limped home from the Indiana General Assembly a bitter and beaten man.
There’s nothing funny about abuse of power, but I couldn't let it pass without a good belly laugh.
If there were snail darters in Indiana, opponents of the Illiana Expressway likely would have used them to block the proposed highway.
I can’t help but keep thinking about Gov. Mike Pence’s obsession with cutting the state’s income tax by 10 percent.
I’ve never met state Rep. Jim Lucas, a Republican from Seymour.
It’s time for Lake County Republicans to get in touch with reality when it comes to a county income tax.
If someone made a movie about the effort to name a new Lake Superior Court Juvenile Division judge, it would have to be rated PG-13.
What is it with the last two governors and the General Assembly’s obsession with rating and grading Indiana’s schools?
Six years after the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, I was covering the Indiana Senate.
If I had a nickel for every study commissioned by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, I’d be a very rich guy.
This is one of those stories that gives government a bad name.
Given the time I've spent covering public corruption trials, you’d think I could easily define ethics.
If you thought the Vatican was home to the greatest concentration of power in the world, you'd better think again.
Indiana state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, was out in left field a month ago with his omnibus bill to “cure” all that ails Lake County.
Tackling what’s tough is difficult. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. knows that. And that’s why he deserves credit for his latest undertaking.
Talk about a loaded question. State Rep. Hal Slager's question is this: Do you believe Indiana, like other states, should implement random drug testing as a requirement to receiving state-funded welfare benefits?
There is something about Gov. Mike Pence’s proposal to cut the state income tax by 10 percent that keeps eating at me.
If Lake County were a person, he’d probably be a punch-drunk fighter.
One of the guys at the heart of the East Chicago sidewalks-for-votes scandal wants to get into Lake County government.
That wonderful Lake Superior Court system the late Adam Benjamin created in the 1970s has a flaw. And it’s a big one. A gaping hole, if you will.
When Indiana went blue and voted for Barack Obama four years ago, I thought the state had crawled out of the Dark Ages.
Remember how Charlie Brown comes running to kick the football and Lucy pulls it away at the last second. And plop, there goes Charlie Brown.
I used to think Gary cried “wolf” at the drop of a hat.
I feel a whole lot safer knowing the Indiana excise police shut down the Super Bowl bets at Spike’s Lakeside Inn in Schererville.
You've got to get up pretty early to stay ahead of those boys down in south Lake County. They are smooth operators.
Since 2007, Lake County governmental units have been in a financial free-fall.
When it comes to public corruption, especially up in this neck of the woods, $787 is little more than chump change.
I can’t believe Griffith is at it again, wanting to break away from Calumet Township.
Starting today, Times readers will see a new columnist, Rich James, on A3 on Sundays and Wednesdays, in the spot formerly occupied by the late Mark Kiesling's columns.
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