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