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Councilman seeks more money for comprehensive plan

  Despite being unable to add expenditures to the Fort Wayne city budget, one city councilman is asking Mayor Tom Henry's administration to consider funding for comprehensiv ...

July 26, 2017 9:30 pm


Councilman encouraged by income tax debate

Although he expressed disappointment in the Fort Wayne City Council's recent vote to increase Allen County's income tax rate, Councilman Russ Jehl praised the debate and offer ...

July 26, 2017 9:30 pm


Applicants sought for USDA posts in Indiana

Sens. Todd Young, R-Ind., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., are seeking applicants for two state-level leadership positions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

July 24, 2017 1:30 pm


State conservatives plan August meet

Plans are being made for ICON, a Hoosier version of the Conservative Political Action Conference conducted yearly in the Washington, D.C., area by the American Conservative Union. ...

July 23, 2017 1:00 am


Medicare for All rally planned downtown

The nationwide Millions Marching for Medicare for All planned for Monday will include a rally, march and film viewing in downtown Fort Wayne.

July 20, 2017 12:40 pm


Praise for outgoing Senator Kenley

GOP Congressman Jim Banks took time on the U.S. House floor to praise outgoing state Sen. Luke Kenley as "one of the most influential legislators in the history of the Indiana General Assembly."

July 19, 2017 9:47 am


Rokita names campaign finance team

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, announced Monday he has assembled a 60-member campaign finance team for a possible run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Joe Donnelly. Four of th ...

July 17, 2017 7:40 pm


GOP Senate hopefuls sued over not filing

The American Democracy Legal Fund wants Congressmen Todd Rokita and Luke Messer to stop waffling and decide already. The group filed complaints this week against the two Indiana U ...

July 16, 2017 1:00 am


Group urges Rokita, Messer to file for US Senate race

The American Democracy Legal Fund wants Congressmen Todd Rokita and Luke Messer to stop waffling and file.

July 13, 2017 11:39 am


Hoosiers' patriotism rated among the worst

Indiana is among the least patriotic states in the nation, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website. The Hoosier State ranked 40th in a point system based ...

July 9, 2017 1:00 am


Study: Patriotism lags in Hoosier State

Indiana is among the least patriotic states in the nation, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website. The Hoosier State ranked 40th in a ...

July 3, 2017 2:50 pm


City's hands tied by state fireworks law

As Independence Day approaches, Fort Wayne City Council President Tom Didier had advice Tuesday for residents who disapprove of Indiana's laws regarding the use of fireworks. Didi ...

July 2, 2017 1:00 am


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