Indiana Governor Mike Pence http://wfpl.org en Dwayne Sawyer Takes Oath to Become Indiana Auditor http://wfpl.org/post/dwayne-sawyer-takes-oath-become-indiana-auditor <p>Dwayne Sawyer has been sworn in as the new state auditor, making him the first black Republican to hold a statewide office in Indiana.</p><p>The state's chief justice administered the oath to Sawyer during a ceremony today at the Statehouse.</p><p>Republican Gov. Mike Pence appointed the Brownsburg Town Council president to complete the 16 months left in the term of former auditor Tim Berry, who was elected to his second term in 2010. Berry stepped down last week to take over as Indiana Republican Party chairman.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:31:15 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 6518 at http://wfpl.org Dwayne Sawyer Takes Oath to Become Indiana Auditor Pence Pushes for Tax Cut in State of State Speech http://wfpl.org/post/pence-pushes-tax-cut-state-state-speech <p>Indiana Gov. Mike Pence used his first <a href="http://www.in.gov/gov/2013stateofstate.htm">State of the State address</a> to lobby for a personal income tax cut, an expansion of Indiana's school voucher system and improved vocational training.</p><p>The Republican's speech&nbsp;tonight didn’t reveal much new information about what he wants to accomplish. Instead, he's used it to push for a handful of priorities he's laid out since taking office last week.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:20:17 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 3551 at http://wfpl.org Pence Pushes for Tax Cut in State of State Speech