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January 9, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Schools In Financial Trouble Could Get New Early Warning System

Lawmakers will consider legislation to identify and provide help to schools that are facing financial problems before they reach crisis levels.

December 7, 2017

 

Gavel on table

Lawsuit: Indiana City Ordinance Violates Sanctuary City Ban

A conservative lawyer is suing the city of Gary for allegedly violating the state's ban on sanctuary cities with an ordinance approved earlier this year.

November 28, 2017

 

To many, Dr. Cheryl Pruitt stands out among other important Gary residents and benefactors, including Oprah, the Jackson 5 and Magic Johnson. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Audit Finds Gary Superintendent Should Repay $30K Bonuses

A clause under Pruitt's contract between July 2012 and June 2015 provided for a $10,000 bonus per year "to be agreed upon by the Board and the Superintendent."

November 8, 2017

 

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Chief Of 2 Gary Casinos: Smoking Ban Would Cost City Revenue

The CEO of Gary's two casinos says a proposed smoking ban would cost the northwestern Indiana city revenue by driving gamblers to other casinos.

October 2, 2017

 

rail crossing in Columbus

Indiana Officials Optimistic About Railroad Line Upgrades

Indiana officials say a 90-year-old plan to speed travel times, add trains and attract more passengers on the South Shore railroad could finally happen.

September 20, 2017

 

amazon box

Indiana Mayor Calls On Amazon To Bring New Headquarters To Gary

Gary's mayor posted an ad in the New York Times Monday that addressed Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos.

September 20, 2017

 

Row of classroom chairs

Indiana Board Of Finance OKs $3.1M Loan For Gary Schools

The State Board of Finance has agreed to loan the financially struggling Gary schools $3.1 million.

September 19, 2017

 

Abandoned house in Gary, Indiana.

Indiana National Guard Demolishing Blighted Gary Buildings

Indiana National Guard crews are demolishing several vacant buildings in Gary.

September 13, 2017

 

Desks and chairs from an Indiana school

Gary Schools Manager Asks For More State Loans To Operate

The manager of the financially struggling Gary schools says the district will need state loans on a regular basis to maintain operations.

August 25, 2017

 

State, local and company officials broke ground on HMD Trucking's new headquarters in Gary earlier this month.

Business Transplants From Illinois A Boon For Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking is the latest to move from Illinois to Indiana. It plans to bring 500 jobs to its new corporate headquarters in Gary by 2021.

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