Mon January 14, 2013
Pence To Be Sworn In As Indiana's 50th Governor Today
Indiana’s new governor will be sworn in today outside the Statehouse in Indianapolis.
Republican Mike Pence will become Indiana’s 50th governor during an 11:00am ceremony, taking the oath of office along with Lt. Gov.-elect Sue Ellspermann and Attorney General Greg Zoeller.
Pence spokeswoman Christy Denault says the incoming Republican governor hasn’t revealed much about his inauguration speech.
"He promises that it will be short out of respect for cold weather, and that it will be aspirational," she said.
Denault says Pence will get right to work after the speech
"At 11:53 we expect to conclude, turn around and walk through those doors, and then Gov. Pence will walk straight to his office and we have some order of business to begin immediately. He’ll besigning executive orders that day, first day executive orders," she said.
Pence will deliver his State of the State address to the Indiana General Assembly on January 22.
Outgoing governor Mitch Daniels will report for duty Tuesday as the new president of Purdue University.