Regionally Speaking

Deadly Hammond Fire Brings Rental Restrictions Into Focus

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January 21, 2014

Host Steve Walsh talks to Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott about how the city is reacting to the fire that killed three children.  He also asks about the ongoing battle between the Hammond Sanitary District and some of its suburban customers.

The sponsor of a bill that would place limits on local rental ordinance bill reacts to testimony from Hammond and other communities, after the bill’s first hearing in Indianapolis.

After a long drought, election season is upon us. We talk about some of the filing for state and local offices with Bill Dolan of the Times of Northwest Indiana.

We also delve into a redistricting fight in Porter County that has wound up in court.


Guests include:

Tom McDermott, Hammond Mayor

Jud McMillin, state representative,

Bill Dolan, Times of Northwest Indiana

Jeremy Rivas, Porter County Councilman


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