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Yesterday | Daily Journal

Daniels joins 2016 presidential debate commission

Mitch Daniels spurned calls to run for the White House in 2012, but the Purdue University president will have a hand in the 2016 race.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Purdue University, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Journal and Courier

Emails shed light on end of Common Reading at PurdueEmails shed light ...

Purdue University professor Kevin McNamara, left, interviews Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner," on Aug. 22, 2010, in Elliott Hall of Music.


Related Topix: Purdue University, US Governors, Unbroken, Books

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Tilghman, Gibson '65, Daniels '71 elected to Commission on Presidential Debates

Former University President Shirley Tilghman, University trustee Charlie Gibson '65 and current Purdue University President Mitch Daniels '71 were recently elected directors to the Commission on Presidential Debates.


Related Topix: Purdue University, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Presidential debates commission elects new directors

President Obama and Mitt Romney shake hands at 2012 their foreign policy debate at Lynn University in Florida.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Lynn University, US Governors, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Leon Panetta, US House of Representatives, Jane Harman, Democrat


Bush's wife, family issues key to 2016

Republican donors and operatives are chattering about Bush's publicity-shy wife, so worried she isn't on board with a 2016 White House run that they're urging people in the family's orbit to make the case.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Jeb Bush, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Indiana agencies approve deal for new I-69 section

The Indiana Finance Authority and Indiana Department of Transportation said the agencies finalized the agreement Monday with private contractor I-69 Development Partners to upgrade a 21-mile stretch of the existing Indiana 37. Private bonds to finance the project are set to be sold in June and construction is scheduled to start this year, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Advance Indiana

Tax Foundation Report Finds Hoosiers' Income Fell As Tax Burden Over The Past Decade Grew

Read it and weep. A new study by the Tax Foundation finds that Hoosier taxpayers have the 22nd highest tax burden in the country.


Related Topix: Indiana, US Governors, Tax

The Miami Herald

Study finds Indiana residents paying more in taxes

A national study found that Indiana residents have paid an increasing percentage of their income on state and local taxes at the same time their average income was shrinking.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Indiana Government, Noblesville, IN, US Governors

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Journal and Courier

Rapid Response: Could you see a 'President Pence'?

Question: Do you believe Gov. Mike Pence should make a run for president, as some have said he's considering? If he does, what do you think his chances of winning are? * Gov. Pence needs to show that he can run the state before he takes on the presidency.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate

Daily Journal

Editorial: Commerce connector not something we need

In 2006, then-Gov. Mitch Daniels proposed the Indiana Commerce Connector, an interstate-style highway that would form an outer loop around Indianapolis and cut through the heart of Johnson County.


Related Topix: US Governors, Indianapolis, IN, Johnson County, IN, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Tribune

Views mixed on nation's changing education standards

Indiana is the first state to part with the national Common Core standards of education in favor of developing and implementing its own academic standards to better prepare students for college and the workforce.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

Quinn, Rauner scrap on education in first debate

The first face-to-face meeting of the general election campaign featured Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn likened his opponent to a "virus" who attacks union rights and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner countering that the governor repeatedly had misled teachers, taxpayers and schoolchildren.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pension, Personal Finance, Scott Walker, Tax

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Mike Pence For President?

To this point, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been on the periphery of talk about the 2016 presidential race.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Conservative Political News

Triple Pundit

Why Did Indiana Kill Its Successful Energy Efficiency Bill?

There was some strange news out of Indiana recently. A piece of legislation designed to dismantle the state's energy efficiency law made its way to the desk of Gov. Mike Pence.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Purdue University

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Doubts about Indiana's doubts

It wasn't the most solid week in the movement to swap out the school standards known as Common Core for a homegrown set of measures in Indiana.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Indiana Government, US Governors, Barack Obama, Gary Herbert

Evansville Courier & Press

EDITORIAL: Daniels' Commerce Connector proposal may get second look

Back when Mitch Daniels was Indiana governor, he was known for coming up with some unique ideals for governing Indiana.


Related Topix: US Governors, Evansville, IN, Purdue University, Opinion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Republic

Former governor set as headliner at annual meeting

Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president and former Indiana governor, will be the keynote speaker for this year's Columbus Economic Development Board annual meeting.


Related Topix: US Governors, Purdue University, Columbus, IN

Advance Indiana

Pence Re-Opening Talks With Pakistani Fertilizer Company On Posey County Project

Remember that controversial $1.3 billion state loan to Midwest Fertilizer Corp. to build a fertilizer plant in Posey County that Gov. Mike Pence inherited from Gov. Mitch Daniels when he took office? That's the one Pence eventually cancelled after reports showed the newly-created company was owned by the Fatima Group, a Pakistani company that had ... (more)


Related Topix: Posey County, IN, US Governors, Mike Pence

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Agri Marketing

Purdue's President, World Food Prize Laureate To Speak At ASTA's 131st Convention

PURDUE'S PRESIDENT, WORLD FOOD PRIZE LAUREATE TO SPEAK AT ASTA'S 131ST CONVENTION Apr. 7, 2014 American Seed Trade Association reports: ASTA welcomes Mitch Daniels, Purdue University President and World Food Prize Laureates Gebisa Ejeta and Phillip Nelson as presenters during ASTA's 131st Annual Convention.


Related Topix: Purdue University, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Body found in Lake Charles

Starting late Friday night and continuing into Sunday, nine people were shot in Marion County.


Related Topix: Marion County, IN, Indiana, Manufacturing, US Governors