Daniels Health Care Team Says Answers Pending

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mitch Daniels’ team of federal health care overhaul leaders are telling Indiana lawmakers that firm answers on the sweeping new law aren’t available. Daniels has said the biggest issues to be decided by the next governor are whether Indiana should expand Medicaid and whether … Read More

Daniels Looks to Successors on Health Exchange

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mitch Daniels says he plans to ask his potential successors whether the state should set up a health care exchange. States have until Nov. 16 to submit a plan to the federal government for a health exchange. Daniels said Tuesday he does not want … Read More

Albion Company Adding 120 Jobs

Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from Busche Enterprise Division Inc., a computer numerical control (CNC) production machining firm, today to announce the company’s plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 120 new jobs by 2015. The Albion-based company, which is known for the machining and assembly … Read More

Gubernatorial Candidate: DCS Needs More Services

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg says he would promote more adoptions and restore mental health services cut from Indiana’s Department of Child Services if elected in November. Gregg also called for a new office to coordinate responses between state agencies during a news conference Monday. … Read More

Indiana: $2B Surplus, $500M In Reserves

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said today that a preliminary look at fiscal data shows Indiana will close the 2012 Fiscal Year with reserves of more than $2 billion and a structural surplus, meaning annual revenue in excess of annual expenses of more than $500 million. With reserves totaling … Read More

Indiana’s Stance On Health Care

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(AP) Here is a look at where Indiana stands on implementing President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul, which the Supreme Court ruled today can go forward: NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 850,000 state residents are uninsured, or about 13.4 percent. WHERE THE STATE STANDS: Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels ordered … Read More

Indiana GOP Convention Is Last Under Daniels

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s Republican Party convention this weekend will mark a broad changing of the guard for the party that holds a firm grip on power at the Statehouse. This will be the final meeting for Gov. Mitch Daniels and U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar. Daniels has led … Read More

AG, Governor Awards Oakwood Receiver

INDIANAPOLIS – Retired Lincoln National Corp. chairman and CEO Ian M. Rolland received the state’s highest honor from Gov. Mitch Daniels. The Sachem Award was presented for Rolland’s years of service as a civic and business leader. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller publicly thanked Rolland specifically for his … Read More