Although county lines parcel out the southern shore of Lake Michigan like garden plots, the environmental issues that unify people from Michigan City, Ind. to Chicago do not respect political boundaries.
The political battle over sequestration could have a real impact in neighboring Northwest Indiana. If a deal isn’t reached before Friday, those automatic budget cuts could force the closing of the control tower at the fledgling Gary Chicago International Airport in Gary, Indiana.
Former Indiana Congresswoman Katie Hall died on Monday at the age of 73. For many, she’ll be remembered for marking a significant milestone in American history, but for others, she’ll be remembered for leaving political office in a cloud of shame.Hall’s long political career in Northwest Indian
The city of Gary’s outgoing mayor makes no bones about how hard it has been for him to leave office this weekend.Rudy Clay, 75, said it’s not because he’s lost his political mettle or his resolve to improve his city; instead, it was because of something he had no control over — his diagnosis of pros
Karen Freeman-Wilson won the race for mayor of Gary, Indiana back in November; in the process, she made history. Freeman-Wilson is the state’s first African-American female mayor and Gary’s first female mayor.Freeman-Wilson was born and raised in Gary and attended Harvard Law School.