INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ruled that IBM Corp. owes Indiana $78 million in damages stemming from the company's failed effort to automate much of the state's welfare services. Mitch Daniels cancelled the company's $1.3 billion contract to privatize and automate the processing of Indiana's welfare applications following numerous complaints.
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Mitch Daniels was an excellent governor, keeping Indiana in the black and avoiding the ruinous spending and regulation that are dragging down many other states. After leaving office, he took over the presidency of Purdue University, which he has also been successfully managing. Show More Summary
A teacher in Indiana's thoughts on returning to teaching in the public schools. Indiana has been taken over by the forces of corporate school reform, under a succession of Republican governors devoted to school choice: Mitch Daniels, Mike Pence, now Eric Holcomb. Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Star publishes an op-ed column by former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who writes, “From 2006-16, the state highway budget virtually doubled. A construction budget that had averaged $700 million per year shot up to over $1 billion every year, peaking around $1.5 billion. Show More Summary
MITCH DANIELS’ LATEST IS HUGE: Purdue to acquire Kaplan University, increase access for millions. “To launch the new university, Purdue will acquire Kaplan University and its institutional operations and assets, including its 15 campuses and learning centers, 32,000 students, 3,000 employees, and decades of experience in distance education. Show More Summary
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Texarkana Gazette. March 4, 2017. Back in 2009, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels quietly tried to ban the works of historian Howard … Click to Continue »
Daily Journal provides a brief look at Senate Bill 453, a proposal calling for “tolling to be allowed on the Indiana Commerce Connector, an interstate first proposed more than a decade ago by former Gov. Mitch Daniels....” The newspaper...Show More Summary
City Slickers pals Mitch and Phil are together again. Billy Crystal (Mitch) and Daniel Stern (Phil) have reunited for a hilarious and quite realistic parody of HBO’s Westworld for Funny or Die. Keeping with Westworld‘s storyline, hosts...Show More Summary
Billy Crystal and Daniel Stern reprised their roles of Mitch and Phil from the 1991 comedy City Slickers in a Funny or Die video that placed the characters as malfunctioning hosts in HBO‘s Westworld. Years after their ‘City Slickers’ narrative was retired, Westworld hosts Mitch (Billy Crystal) & Phil (Daniel Stern) are still happily driving […]
City Slickers in Westworld feat. Bill... 6:15 Years after their 'City Slickers' narrative was retired, Westworld hosts Mitch (Billy Crystal) & Phil (Daniel Stern) are still happily driving cattle, however Mitch has started to malfunction...Show More Summary
Mitch Daniels, who served in previous GOP administration, criticizes Trump refugee order
COLLEGE STUDENTS NEED FREE-SPEECH ORIENTATION THESE DAYS, and Purdue’s program offers a good model. I have to say, Mitch Daniels is doing an excellent job there.
Leading Off: ? IN-Gov: In a new TV spot in Indiana's gubernatorial race, Republican Eric Holcomb blandly talks about job creation. But interestingly, Holcomb brags that he worked with former Gov. Mitch Daniels—whose term in office ended nearly four years ago—yet doesn't say a word about current Gov. Show More Summary
Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels on the issue that is going to clobber us if it continues to be unaddressed. It is an easy bet that over the past year Americans have heard more about transgender restrooms than they have about the national debt.
Holcomb, a 48-year-old former state Republican chairman who has never been elected to office, has touted his eight years as a top aide and campaign manager to former Gov. Mitch Daniels and four months as lieutenant governor. Supporters...Show More Summary
From the May 2016 commencement speech by Purdue President Mitch Daniels: But nothing will improve your odds more than the characteristic that got you into this auditorium today. Ask the great achievers of history, like our greatest inventor,...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) • George Will thinks Republicans should ditch Trump and draft Mitch Daniels for president. I heartily agree with the idea, though I doubt you can persuade Daniels to do it. I tried once, in 2011. Will: Without explicitly mentioning the paranoia currently convulsing many campuses, Daniels identified its origin. Show More Summary
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (Feb. 25) called on leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to push back against the attackers of biotechnology in agricultural production. Daniels was a keynote speaker at the annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington. Show More Summary