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Holcomb: Too many Hoosiers unprepared for jobs of the future
Also declared his support for a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Indiana constitution
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Southern Indiana mayors talk infrastructure at AIM roundtable session
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Porter County legislator aims to raise the speed limit for trucks on rural interstates
Indiana is one of five states that require trucks on rural interstates to travel at slower speeds than cars
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
South Shore 25-mile, double track project gets state support
Speeding up trains between Gary and Michigan City expect to cost $290 million
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Indiana lawmakers looking to entice developers near South Shore line
House Bill 1144 would create a Sales Tax Increment Financing, or STIF, district within a half-mile of the tracks of the current South Shore, running from Hammond to South Bend
Monday, January 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Give us your best, Gov. Holcomb
Monday, January 16, 2017
Indiana gasoline tax increase might hurt fuel stops
Prices could push people to border, Convenience Store Association says
Monday, January 16, 2017
Forest River set to launch new luxury shuttle bus line at Elkhart factory
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Miami County officials look to take over civilian operations at Grissom runway
Company says there are not enough landings to make a profit
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Downtown Lebanon square pilot parking program in the works
Would dedicate a space in front of businesses for “curb-side service, express service and 20 minute spaces”
Sunday, January 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: Inevitably, we're going to be paying more to drive in Indiana
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Some may move, but most aren't factoring Ohio River bridge tolls into living decisions
One reason residents opt to stay in Indiana rather than move to where they work is because local housing prices are lower, economist says
Friday, January 13, 2017
Main Stellar Communities project for Corydon opposed by Lucas Oil owner
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Holcomb budget maintains surplus, funds South Shore project
Declare his support for a 20-year road funding plan sought by many in the General Assembly
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Park survey gives Porter County glimpse into future decisions
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's initial ideas would move the state in right direction
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Accident threatens structural integrity of U.S. 36 overpass on I-465
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun relects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Two Stellar Communities in Southern Indiana and their paths to the future
North Vernon nearly done after five years, and Corydon just beginning
Monday, January 9, 2017
OPINION: Finance Indiana roads the right way
Eye  on the pie
Monday, January 9, 2017
OPINION: Indiana's tax base dwindles
It is astonishing that despite a growing economy, the state has a tax system that cannot meet its future needs due to entirely predictable problems
Monday, January 9, 2017
Justice delayed in OWI cases in Lake State City Court
LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar, who oversaw a state police investigation, called it a "general and widespread failure" of the court's legal duty
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Wabash Valley legislators not all sold on gas tax increase
Funding for roads will be big part of session's agenda
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Vincennes mayor says 2017 to be even busier than last year
Sunday, January 8, 2017
South Shore expansion project to Dyer would mean a move for many
Friday, January 6, 2017
Businesses along Ind. 37 in Martinsville area not sure where they stand with I-69
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Indiana locals hoping for a share of road money
Gasoline tax may increase from 18 cents to 28 cents a gallon
Thursday, January 5, 2017
House Republicans ask Hoosiers to pay more for better roads
Plan would require the Indiana Department of Transportation to seek federal approval to toll the approximately 1,100 miles of existing Interstates
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Jefferson County Industrial Development Corp. renews discussion of spec building
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Senate Democratic leader questions fairness of hiking Indiana gasoline tax
Lanane says tax relief for businesses was costly to state
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Southern Indiana lawmakers to file toll-related bills in 2017 session
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Purdue Airport: United Airlines isn't coming to West Lafayette
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Four bills local schools should watch in 2017 legislative session
One proposes prohibiting schools from starting the year before the fourth Monday in August
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Holcomb says he will focus on jobs, business growth as Indiana's 51st governor
He also states Indiana must "kill the drug epidemic that our state is grappling with"
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
New businesses locating on I-69 in Daviess County despite construction troubles
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
EDITORIAL: Resolve to push out corruption, promote civility in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Indiana's leaders have full agenda: Biennial budget is top priority
Sunday, January 1, 2017
FAA changing medical certification for some private pilots
New regulations pushed by Rep. Toddd Rokita, R-4th District, expected by July 2017
Sunday, January 1, 2017
First day of tolling sees light traffic on Ohio River bridges to Louisville
But long waits reported at customer service centers
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Land trust buys 46 acres on White River near Yorktown
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Is United Airlines returning to Lafayette?
Spokeswoman Erin Benson said the airline isn't ready to announce its new Midwest routes
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Monroe County marks year of progress on trail system, emulating other cities
Thursday, December 29, 2016
See why gasoline prices increased before Christmas; likely will remain higher in 2017
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
No guarantee for South Shore train grants
Rep. Pete Visclosky says working methodically to meet federal milestones and demonstrating community support are key
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Southern Indiana residents brace for upcoming tolls on bridges to Louisville
The monthly cost will vary for each person, dependent on how many times they cross over one of the three tolled bridges
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
I-69 construction a year behind original schedule
Motorists were supposed to be enjoying a stoplight-free commute from Bloomington to Martinsville by now
Monday, December 26, 2016
Daviess County road cost sharing program a big hit
Allows it to look at stretches that get less than 300 vehicles per day
Saturday, December 24, 2016
EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should heed growing chorus for roads fix
Friday, December 23, 2016
South Shore to expand bike program
Friday, December 23, 2016
Valparaiso, VU to offer bike sharing program
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Downtown Jasper project will add more than 200 parking spaces near river
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
EDITORIAL: A top 10 list for legislators
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
COMMENTARY: Indiana passenger rail and the Mencken axiom
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Jeffersonville's River Ridge gateway plans take shape
Development authority approves first projects for 2017
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
AT LAST: East-end bridge, dubbed Lewis and Clark, opens to traffic
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Chicago-Fort Wayne-Columbus passenger rail study gets federal approval
A 2013 feasibility study projected 2.1 million riders would use the route in 2020, many of them students
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Fort Wayne passenger rail line to Chicago closer to reality
Feds, state give OK for further study which includes further service to Columbus, Ohio
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
EDITORIAL: Double barrel plan to fix our roads
State’s cigarette tax increase would have dual purpose
Monday, December 19, 2016
Evansville airport gets OK for terminal renovation Regional Cities funding
Monday, December 19, 2016
Long road ahead: Money crunch has Vanderburgh County groping for answers
Needs to spend $2.63 million annually just to maintain current levels
Monday, December 19, 2016






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