Indiana Republican Party http://wfpl.org en Indiana State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer Resigning http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-state-auditor-dwayne-sawyer-resigning <p>Indiana's state auditor is resigning just a few months after taking office.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The governor's office says Republican Auditor Dwayne Sawyer has submitted his resignation from the statewide office effective Dec. 15.</span></p><p>Gov. Mike Pence had appointed the former Brownsburg Town Council president to the office in August to replace Tim Berry, who became the new Indiana Republican Party chairman.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:11:02 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 7693 at http://wfpl.org Indiana State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer Resigning Potential Indiana Auditor Appointee Asks to be Removed From Consideration http://wfpl.org/post/potential-indiana-auditor-appointee-asks-be-removed-consideration <p>One of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s candidates for the post of state auditor has asked Pence to remove her name from consideration.</p><p>The Times of Munster says Blair Milo is one of at least six Republicans whom Pence has interviewed for the post.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She’s the mayor of Laporte, in northwestern Indiana.</p><p>Milo says she can best fill her commitments to serving the people of LaPorte by remaining as mayor.&nbsp; Her first term in that office runs through 2015.</p><p>Pence spokeswoman Christy Denault says the governor is grateful Milo was willing to consider serving.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 19:23:32 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 6165 at http://wfpl.org Potential Indiana Auditor Appointee Asks to be Removed From Consideration Indiana Auditor Tim Berry to be New State GOP Chair http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-auditor-tim-berry-be-new-state-gop-chair <p>Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has picked state Auditor Tim Berry as the new Indiana Republican Party chairman.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Berry will leave his job at the Statehouse to run the party full time and Pence campaign manager Kyle Robertson will take over as the state party's executive director.</span></p><p>Berry is from Fort Wayne and is in his second term as state auditor after serving eight years as state treasurer.</p><p>He will replace Eric Holcomb, who resigned last month to become U.S. Sen. Dan Coats' state chief of staff.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:44:37 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 6003 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Auditor Tim Berry to be New State GOP Chair Four Indiana Republican Party Leaders Moving On http://wfpl.org/post/four-indiana-republican-party-leaders-moving <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Indiana Republican Party Chairman Eric Holcomb leads a number of high-level departures from the state party half a year after the 2012 elections.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Holcomb announced today that he’s leaving to take a job outside politics. Former Lt. </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Becky Skillman, Vice Chair Sandi </span>Huddleston<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Executive Director Justin Garrett also are leaving their posts within the party.</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:50:26 +0000 Associated Press 5840 at http://wfpl.org Four Indiana Republican Party Leaders Moving On