Waynedale Politial Commentaries

What are your Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana politicians working on for you? Local, regional and state wide politics can be found here written by your elected officials.

On Friday October 17, 2003 one of the great highlights of Wayne Township Office was lining the sidewalks in front of our office anticipating the arrival of the 1/293rd Infantry Battalion, our hometown heroes! The Township posted thank you signs and waved flags when they came down Lafayette Street to show our support and appreciation for what they had done. The essential function of the Township is to provide community service. We take special pride in recognizing those individuals for risking...

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Plans are moving forward for installation of the new directional traffic signals at the Lower Huntington Road-Bluffton Road intersection! Hopefully that much needed signal upgrade will be completed as soon as City Council just passed a "prior approval" measure to move up the time of installation. With several new businesses—including 4 new expanding financial institutions—in Waynedale traffic will likely increase and the new signalization should be a major benefit!

During the last few months...

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By the time you are reading this article, we will have officially sworn in a new Lieutenant Governor. By law, new Governor Kernan's choice for Lt. Governor, Kathy Davis, must be approved by a majority vote of both the Indiana Senate and House. While this vote will be a formality, with an almost certain 100% Yes vote, it is still a constitutionally required process.

Kathy Davis is an intriguing choice for the new Lt. Governor, not only because she is an ice breaker in being the first woman to...

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The residents of Fort Wayne recently showed their patriotism and love for our nation by welcoming home members of the Indiana National Guard's First Battalion, 293rd Infantry Regiment. These soldiers, stationed at the Cook Road Armory in Fort Wayne, were deployed for about a year and spent ten months in the Middle East.

As the busses of soldiers traveled through Fort Wayne, they were joined by our City's police and fire departments, as well as, carloads of proud families members anxious to be...

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This year our community has seen one of the most telling times for the reasons, and importance of Township Government. Our forefather's wisdom in establishing Township Government as "the government closest to the people" has benefited over 15,000 families enduring emergency conditions during one of the most difficult years in recent memory. Many citizens have become aware of the great things happening at the Township to serve those struggling the most at this time. But, due to the efforts of...

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Great News!! After months of discussion and hundreds of signatures of citizens and business owners on petitions the new traffic signal at Lower Huntington Road and Bluffton Road is on the way! The contract was just awarded for this $40,000 plus project that is 50% funded by 4th District CEDIT funds that I dedicated for new traffic signals several months ago. I've been told by the Fort Wayne Public Works officials that the new signals should be in place by December if the weather holds out...

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