Saturday, February 28, 2015

Indiana Buzz


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The three lawmakers kept busy this week, and here’s a look at some of what they did.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Feb. 27, 2015 at 7:56 p.m.
Elkhart Redevelopment Commission

The aim of the projects, promoted by the Elkhart Redevelopment Commission, is to spur development in and around the city center and lure visitors.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 at 6:30 a.m.
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The city proposes spending $349,000 for the cameras and related equipment and the Elkhart City Council is to take the matter up later this month.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Feb. 17, 2015 at 6:30 a.m.
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Posted on Jan. 28, 2015 at 9:03 p.m.

State lawmakers pressured the mayor to annex to resolve a sewer dispute, he says, but are now criticizing the state law tapped to complete the process.

Posted on Jan. 22, 2015 at 2:39 p.m.

House lawmakers were going to vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban most abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy, but those plans were scrapped. Instead, they voted on an alternative measure.

Posted on Jan. 21, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.

Clamoring is on the rise among property owners in three areas suing to prevent Elkhart from annexing them.

Posted on Jan. 12, 2015 at 5:33 p.m.

In the city of Elkhart, African-Americans account for 14.3 percent of the overall population, but just 6.1 percent of the Elkhart Police Department. Hispanics account for 24.3 percent of the population and 1.8 percent of the force.

Posted on Dec. 4, 2014 at 12:22 p.m.

Heavy reliance on the RV sector, which is vulnerable when the economy slows, has prompted long-standing calls for economic diversification.


Posted on Dec. 2, 2014 at 6:44 p.m.

Leaders here have long pushed for economic diversification, something to complement the RV industry. It’ll take some doing.

Tim Vandenack
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