On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll hear the latest on proposed federal cuts to the environment, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson discusses her upcoming visit to Canada with Governor Eric Holcomb,
and we find out what industries could be impacted by steel and aluminum tariffs.
All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."
Today: on this Reporter's Roundtable, we welcome Joseph Pete, business reporter for the "Times of Northwest Indiana," and his Statehouse colleague Dan Carden. They talk about the stories they wrote that were in print as well as online. Joseph's stories range from the beginning of a series of public meetings across northern Indiana by NIPSCO to gather comments on a plan it must submit to state utility regulators, to the state of business and commercial properties as the "Twin Towers" office...
Federal Judge Philip Simon has denied East Chicago residents’ request to intervene in court proceedings concerning lead contamination in the Calumet neighborhood, formerly home to a public housing complex and an elementary school. Simon’s ruling agrees with a prior magistrate judge’s opinion saying the request was made too late in the process.
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President Trump tweeted that the White House will hold a news conference about the major spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday. Friday morning, Trump threatened to veto the bill, hours ahead of a midnight deadline and a possible government shutdown.