Daniels http://nipr.fm en Looking back at Daniels' legacy http://nipr.fm/post/looking-back-daniels-legacy <p>Governor Mitch Daniels’ eight years in office is being remembered as a time of big changes and sweeping reform that’s left the state markedly different than it was.&nbsp; Both supporters and opponents say Daniels was decisive and left no doubt as to who was in charge.&nbsp; But whether changes made under the Daniels administration were positive depends a lot on who you talk to.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:17:50 +0000 Brandon Smith 7845 at http://nipr.fm Looking back at Daniels' legacy Governor's portrait unveiled http://nipr.fm/post/governors-portrait-unveiled <p></p><p>As Governor Mitch Daniels’ official portrait was unveiled Tuesday, he says he hopes the accomplishments of his administration will far outlast Hoosiers’ memory of him.</p><p>The portrait shows Daniels standing in his office, without a suit coat, leaning against a chair and holding a pen in his hand.&nbsp; Lafayette native Richard Halstead, one of 43 applicants, was commissioned by the Indiana State Museum to paint it.&nbsp;</p><p>Halstead says Daniels had only one request – that the painting not be artificial or unnatural.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:17:47 +0000 Brandon Smith 5500 at http://nipr.fm Governor's portrait unveiled Daniels names Rush to Indiana Supreme Court http://nipr.fm/post/daniels-names-rush-indiana-supreme-court <p>Tippecanoe County juvenile court judge Loretta Rush is Indiana’s newest Supreme Court justice – and the second woman to ever sit on the state’s high court.</p><p>Governor Mitch Daniels named Rush as his pick Friday.&nbsp; Hamilton County judge Steven Nation and Indianapolis attorney Geoffrey Slaughter were the other two finalists.&nbsp; Many in the legal community urged the governor to name a woman to the bench. &nbsp;</p><p>While Daniels says he wasn’t oblivious to those calls, quality was his first concern.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:03:33 +0000 Brandon Smith 4046 at http://nipr.fm Daniels names Rush to Indiana Supreme Court