Tag Archives: one region

Area Residents’ Group: South Shore Plans to Take Homes Even if There is NO Funding for West Lake

“Approximately 140 homeowners in Hammond, Munster and Dyer could potentially lose their homes even if the project dies” Julie O’Connor, Concerned Families of the West Lake Corridor Project speaking to Lake County Commissioners July 20, 2017-With funding for the West Lake Extension of the South Shore railroad facing an uphill battle in congress, a group… Read More »

Governor’s Office: One Region Excluded Media From Event

Thursday, May 18, 2017 What: One Region Chamber Reception Host: One Region When: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. CDT; a conversation with the governor at 3:40 p.m. Where: South Shore Performing Arts Center 1040 Ridge Road Munster, IN 46321 *Media are welcome. May 19, 2017-According to Stephanie Wilson of Governor Eric Holcomb’s office, local media were… Read More »

Munster Officials: Slager Bill Would Create “Shadow Municipality”

March 19, 2017-Town of Munster officials are the latest to publicly speak out against Hal Slager’s disastrous House Bill 1144. Officials from Gary and Hammond have previously lambasted the bill which would steal money from local schools, police and city services for 30 years with no local control. House Bill 1144 would allow the unelected… Read More »

Slager Sings One Region Tune in One Region Times Editorial

March 7, 2017-Just days after One Region President Leah Conrady assured Munster Town Council members that they were not pushing for regional government, State Representative Hal Slager appears in the One Region/Times bemoaning the lack of a regional vision.  While careful not to call for a regional government, Slager pens a delusional, rambling guest editorial… Read More »

Munster Gives $5,000 to Times/One Region Over Resident Objections

March 6, 2017-While watching One Region push House Bill 1144, which would take money from the Town of Munster and give it to Visclosky’s Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, Munster Town Council members voted to provide $5,000 for an annual sponsorship of One Region. One Region is a 501(c)(3) organization admits to pushing a regional… Read More »

WAR ON CARS: Visclosky Consultant Says “Hidden Metric” is What $5B Transformation Plan is Really About

Visclosky consultant reveals hidden agenda is to force people to drive less but what would that mean for Region jobs? January 7, 2017-While most are talking about whether or not the region should spend $600M on the West Lake extension to Munster, Congressman Pete Visclosky already has an army of consultants working on a $5B… Read More »