LaPorte County Council Approves Economic Development Funds


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The Laporte County Council has recently voted to approve funding for the new Laporte County Office for Economic Development.

The commissioners requested nearly $200,000 but a lesser amount was granted to evaluate how the office is functioning before deciding on the remainder of the funds.

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