Vanderburgh County Commissioners

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

An expansion of the Vanderburgh County jail could leave the county with an annual deficit of $5 million. That leaves the county council with a tough choice, either increase revenue or cut costs. 

Vanderburgh Co. Extends Contract With Anthem

Apr 30, 2019

Vanderburgh County commissioners voted to extend the county’s contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which offers coverage to non-union employees.  The half-year plan comes with a five-percent increase in total costs.

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Vanderburgh County Commissioners were given two proposals to increase poll worker pay Tuesday, but commissioners created and approved their own proposal instead.

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

A proposed expansion to the Vanderburgh County jail is moving forward after Wednesday’s county council meeting.

John Gibson

Democrats have gained control of the Vanderburgh County Commission.

Democrat Jeff Hatfield defeated Republican Mike Duckworth by just 221 votes out of more than 58,000 ballots cast.

Hatfield thanked his supporters and spoke to reporters at DiLegge’s Banquet Room…

"We always knew it was going to be a tough uphill climb. We worked every day all day literally. and never gave up, never stopped working hard."

Hatfield said one of the county’s top priorities is expanding the crowded jail...