HAMMOND, Ind. (AP)
-- Voters in northwestern Indiana turned out to support ballot referendums
on school construction projects and school operating costs.
posted by Lake County show more than half of votes on both questions Tuesday
in Hammond supported the measures.
One question asked
voters whether they support a $110.6 million construction referendum to
build a new high school and renovate several other buildings. A second
referendum asked voters whether they support $70 million for the operating
The school district
operates 20 school buildings as well as the Hammond Area Career Center. It
has more than 13,000 students.
Results from Lake
County also show voters in Hobart approved measures to fund school
construction projects by raising $41.2 million and support district