The city of Gary, Indiana, could be a step closer to getting its first female mayor.Karen Freeman-Wilson won Tuesday’s Democratic primary over eight other candidates, including Ragen Hatcher, the daughter of Gary’s first black mayor, Richard Hatcher, who won election in 1967.
What do a teacher, a Realtor, a member of Gary City Council and a former attorney general have in common? They are bumping shoulders in the Democratic primary for mayor of Gary, Indiana.Early voting wraps up Monday in Northwest Indiana’s second-largest city. In-person precinct voting is 6 a.m.
Officials in Gary, Indiana are awaiting a decision from the state on whether it can avoid making painful cuts to its already bare-bones budget.Indiana’s Distressed Unit Appeals Board (DUAB) will decide Wednesday whether to allow Gary to get around the state’s constitutionally required property tax c