Gov. Mitch Daniels http://wfpl.org en Auditors Finish Probe of Indiana Tax Accounting Errors http://wfpl.org/post/auditors-finish-probe-indiana-tax-accounting-errors <p>Auditors investigating Indiana's Department of Revenue are saying outdated technology and a work culture that sacrificed accuracy for speed led to $526 million in tax errors from the state.</p> <p>Auditors for the international accounting firm Deloitte also discovered additional errors with 55,000 taxpayer accounts and 2,880 tax refund requests that were never processed. They credited new management at the agency with trying to correct the problems.</p> <p>Revenue commissioner Mike Alley says he has been working to change the culture since he took over in May.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 20:57:46 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 3012 at http://wfpl.org Auditors Finish Probe of Indiana Tax Accounting Errors Daniels Appoints Judge Loretta Rush To High Court http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-appoints-judge-loretta-rush-high-court Gov. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:31:56 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 1661 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Appoints Judge Loretta Rush To High Court Daniels Says He Wouldn't Have Approved Purdue Office Renovation http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-says-he-wouldnt-have-approved-purdue-office-renovation <P>Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels says he didn’t authorize a <A href="http://www.jconline.com/article/20120902/NEWS0501/309020031/Purdue-s-Hovde-Hall-gets-updates-Daniels?nclick_check=1">major renovation</A> of the Purdue University president’s office and has asked that any work not completed be stopped.<p> <P>Daniels issued a statement about the renovation after the West LaFayette Journal and Courier reported that the university is spending $380,000 to fix up the office and replace outdated computers and video equipment.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The paper reports that the project was all but comple Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:48:57 +0000 Rick Howlett 1545 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Says He Wouldn't Have Approved Purdue Office Renovation Judge: No Money For Indiana In IBM Suit http://wfpl.org/post/judge-no-money-indiana-ibm-suit <p>A judge has ruled that Indiana cannot collect millions of dollars it claims IBM owes over the state&#39;s failed welfare system overhaul but says IBM is entitled to payment for equipment the state kept.</p><p>Marion County Judge David Dreyer issued the order&nbsp;today.</p><p>Dreyer presided over a trial earlier this year of dueling lawsuits concerning the state&#39;s cancellation of IBM&#39;s nearly $1.4 billion contract with the Family and Social Services Administration.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:39:35 +0000 The Associated Press 1045 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Preparing For New Role As University President http://wfpl.org/post/daniels-preparing-new-role-university-president <p>The Purdue University Board of Trustees made it officials today, selecting Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels to be the school&rsquo;s 12<sup>th</sup> president.</p><p>Daniels will assume the post when his second and final term as governor ends in January.</p><p>&quot;The balance of this calendar year I will use the time not consumed by my current duties to begin the process of earning by learning.&nbsp;&nbsp; Effective immediately, I will recuse myself from any partisan political activities or commentary,&quot; Daniels said.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:09:15 +0000 Rick Howlett 735 at http://wfpl.org Daniels Preparing For New Role As University President BREAKING: Daniels Selected As Purdue University's 12th President http://wfpl.org/post/breaking-daniels-selected-purdue-universitys-12th-president <p>The Purdue University Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to appoint Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to be the school&#39;s 12th president.&nbsp;</p><p>He&nbsp;will succeed France Cordova, whose retirement is effective next month.</p><p>The governor will assume the post&nbsp;when his term ends in January.</p><p>Purdue,&nbsp;based in West LaFayette, is&nbsp;Indiana&#39;s second-largest public university.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:29:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 729 at http://wfpl.org BREAKING: Daniels Selected As Purdue University's 12th President Report: Gov. Daniels To Be Next Purdue President http://wfpl.org/post/report-gov-daniels-be-next-purdue-president <p>Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will become the 12<sup>th </sup>president of Purdue University when he leaves office, according to the <a href="http://www.indystar.com/article/20120619/NEWS05/120619027/Sources-Daniels-will-next-Purdue-president?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|IndyStar.com">Indianapolis Star</a>.</p><p>The newspaper says it has confirmed that Daniels will succeed France Cordova, who&rsquo;s leaving Purdue next month.</p><p>The Purdue Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the selection Thursday.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:39:11 +0000 Rick Howlett 703 at http://wfpl.org Report: Gov. Daniels To Be Next Purdue President Massa Formally Takes Seat on Indiana Supreme Court http://wfpl.org/post/massa-formally-takes-seat-indiana-supreme-court <p>Indiana&rsquo;s newest Supreme Court justice has been formally seated on the bench.&nbsp;</p><p>Mark Massa was publicly sworn in today in the high court chambers. He was appointed by Governor Mitch Daniels to fill the seat left vacant by the retirement of Chief Justice Randall Shepard.</p><p>Massa is the 107th person to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 20:49:15 +0000 Rick Howlett 151 at http://wfpl.org Massa Formally Takes Seat on Indiana Supreme Court