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New state budget funds South Shore double-tracking project between Gary and Michigan City
Appropriates $6 million a year for the next 30 years to add capacity and speed travel on the commuter rail line that connects the Region with Chicago
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2017 Indiana General Assembly a successful session? Depends on who you ask
Developing a fluid education-to-career path for Hoosiers with the Department of Workforce Development may be 2018 priority
Sunday, April 23, 2017
St. Joseph County files lawsuit to seize farmland by power plant
Officials offered $344,000; owner demanded $1.8 million
Sunday, April 23, 2017
ArcelorMittal USA develops steel highway barrier
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers pass budget with investments in education, entrepreneurism
Funding for the pre-kindergarten education program will more than double annually—to $22 millio
Saturday, April 22, 2017
State money expected for South Shore double-track project between Gary and Michigan City
With the faster commute people who work in Chicago will choose to live in South Bend, state senator says
Friday, April 21, 2017
NIRPC: Low bids to help fund more transportation projects in Lake and Porter counties
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Midstate Corridor remains priority for Dubois County economic development group
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Latest Indiana roads deal would raise taxes, generate added $617 million in 2018
By 2024 the plan would generate more than $1.2 billion in new revenue for state and local road funding annually
Thursday, April 20, 2017
More toll roads are likely in Indiana's future, House Speaker Bosma predicts
Legislators are working with a plan that would raise $1.2 billion annually for state roads and $775 million annually for local roads by 2024
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Richmond 2013 Stellar Communities streets project delayed until 2018
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Plans for final I-69 leg moves forward despite Bloomington-Martinsville delays
The proposed 26-mile route will likely include 10 exits, 16 overpasses or underpasses and new local access roads
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Dig deep for Indiana road funding compromise
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Mayor says in State of the City: 'Muncie will find a way'
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Indiana governor unfamiliar with group pushing roads plan
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Northeast Indiana RDA commits Regional Cities Initiative funds to six projects
They will get slightly less than what was requested; officials still pleased
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
New Indiana Toll Road plazas open in Portage
Monday, April 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: New Indiana highway taxes, fees still undecided
Monday, April 17, 2017
Indiana legislative session set to end Friday
Senate Pro Tem David Long said finding a road funding solution "continues to be a work in progress. ... We're not there, yet."
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Whitestown census shows huge growth, more diversity in less than six years
Estimates show that the population could grow to 12,000 by 2020, an approximately 300 percent increase in only 10 years
Friday, April 14, 2017
Trail work revived in Oakland City
Friday, April 14, 2017
Rail eminent domain changes win Indiana legislative approval
May deter Great Lakes Basin Transportation's proposed 200-nuke cooridor around Chicago
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Valparaiso State Rep. Soliday leading effort to craft road funding compromise
"We've not been afraid to think outside the box and explore new and different ways that we can find to fund roads"
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Nickel Plate Trail one of nine picked for statewide study
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Some Hoosier counties keeping millions in reserve funds
Preparing for tax revenue shortfalls expected to be caused by property tax caps and farmland value changes
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Martinsville Mayor Kohl cultivates relationships with other mayors, talks I-69
Saturday, April 8, 2017
INDOT plans $7.2 million in construction on I-70 Hancock, Henry County bridges
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Officials: Indiana Senate bill allocates less funding for local road projects
Likely be one of the final issues lawmakers work out as the session draws to a close, says Sen. Mike Crider
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Strong state revenue growth may give Hoosier lawmakers more money to spend
Friday, April 7, 2017
South Shore development districts for four counties win unanimous Senate approval
consultant estimates local tax revenue growth available for development spending in just Lake and Porter counties will total $456.2 million over a 20-year period
Thursday, April 6, 2017
EDITORIAL: Instead of crippling Amtrak, improve it
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Charlestown's downtown revitalization plans moving forward
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
COMMENTARY: In the back room at Nick's: A conversation with the governor
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Redevelopment commission pushes Jasper Public Square project forward
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
I-69 Section 5 work continues as contractor wrestles with finances
Spanish egineering firm Isolux has been struggling to stay afloat financially
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana road funding too important to rush through
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Toll road? Wabash Valley officials, truckers oppose tolls on I-70
But some GOP lawmakers say they could help fund new driving lanes
Sunday, April 2, 2017
EDITORIAL: No to tolls on Indiana interstates
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Indiana Statehouse roundup: Variety of education bills move forward
ISTEP replacement heads to the floor for a vote
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Indiana Senate OKs ATV bill prompted by Warrick County girl's death
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Where the Indiana's next budget proposals diverge from Senate, House proposals
Largely in education, Pre-K, cigarette tax, road-funding and Indiana State Police salaries
Friday, March 31, 2017
Kokomo OKs new comprehensive plan, establishes updated goals, objectives
Focuses on growth and development; community services; community identity; downtown; economic and workforce development; land use; and environmental and natural resources
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Mayor: Anderson could lose nearly $1 million in federal funds under Trump budget
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Shelby County aids Shelbyville's downtown redevelopment project
TIF consolidation could lead to realignment of Ind. 9 through Public Square
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Indiana Senate committee votes to phase in gasoline tax increase for better roads
Could lead to tolling on interstate highways
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Lyft ride app rolls into Northwest Indiana
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
I-70 lane restrictions start April 3 in Vigo County until November
Monday, March 27, 2017
State Rep. Hall Slager revising plan for South Shore development districts
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Carroll County recaptures workforce one job at a time
The more industry grows in Greater Lafayette, the more trickles into the nearby counties, Delphi official says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
La Porte Mayor Milo touts 'innovations' during State of City address
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Road funding bill would move entire state forward, say backers
Indiana needs $1.2 bi;;ion annually for next 20 years just to maintain and improve existing roads and brdiges House Speaker Bosma says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Ag organizations, Purdue join forces to test rural Hoosier infrastructure
State corn and soybean alliances have been using corn and soybean checkoff money since 2009 to research Indiana’s rural road and bridge inventory
Saturday, March 25, 2017






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