Learning some lessons from Indiana

Submitted by Ed Morrison on Sun, 01/08/2006 - 14:21.

Governor Mitch Daniels has some lessons that civic leaders in Northeast Ohio can follow. In his first year as governor, Daniels has shaken things up.

IIn his first year, he has shaken up state agencies and moved the state past stale debates over daylight savings time. In the process he has angered even some of his own Republican supporters.

But the govedrnor is unswayed by the criticism. As the he notes: "Folks say, `Gosh, what controversy in 2005,' and I say yes, and it's about time, because to me controversy can be called healthy debate, and it was time for Indiana to try some things and debate some big issues as opposed to drifting and declining," ">Read more.

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