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Star columnist calls for appointed Superintendent
Indianapolis Star columnist Matt Tully becomes the latest to join the chorus calling for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to be an appointed, rather than elected, position. I’ve long supported the idea of having governors appoint the state schools chief. I supported it in 2004 when both Republican Mitch Daniels and then-Democratic Gov. Joe […]
State Senator Johnny Nugent to retire, will endorse Chip Perfect
Longtime State Senator Johnny Nugent announced his retirement today and is set to endorse Lawrenceburg businessman Chip Perfect tonight. Perfect and his family operate Perfect North Slopes in Dearborn County and Nugent will make his local announcement and the endorsement at Perfect North.
2014 is the new 2010 for Republicans?
Nathan Gonzales has a must-read piece in Roll Call looking ahead to the 2014 elections that suggests Democrats have very good reason to be very, very afraid of next year’s midterms. Most Democrats can’t even imagine another election cycle where President Barack Obama is as unpopular and as much of a drag on Democrats as […]
The future of entrepreneurship
We are about to flip the calendar to 2014, a campaign year in which all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, a third of the seats in the U.S. Senate, 100 Indiana State Representative seats and 25 Indiana State Senate seats will be determined. Nationally, Obamacare and its implementation will be debated and […]
Star’s Varvel sums up Ritz tantrums
A cartoon is worth 1000 words. The self-branding of Superintendent Ritz continues.