Indiana Auditor Tim Berry

Local News
3:23 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Potential Indiana Auditor Appointee Asks to be Removed From Consideration

LaPorte, Indiana Mayor Blair Milo
City of LaPorte, Indiana

One of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s candidates for the post of state auditor has asked Pence to remove her name from consideration.

The Times of Munster says Blair Milo is one of at least six Republicans whom Pence has interviewed for the post.    She’s the mayor of Laporte, in northwestern Indiana.

Milo says she can best fill her commitments to serving the people of LaPorte by remaining as mayor.  Her first term in that office runs through 2015.

Pence spokeswoman Christy Denault says the governor is grateful Milo was willing to consider serving.

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Local News
3:22 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Gov. Pence Touts Indiana Budget Surplus

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says the state ended its last fiscal cycle with more money than expected.

Pence today praised budget closeout numbers showing the state with $93 million more than projected in an ongoing surplus and $86 million more in cash reserves.

The majority of the new money will be used to pay off bonds for the Miami Correctional Facility in northern Indiana.

Pence says the surplus would be better used to pay down debt left to him when he took office.

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Local News
1:44 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Indiana Auditor Tim Berry to be New State GOP Chair

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has picked state Auditor Tim Berry as the new Indiana Republican Party chairman.

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.

Berry is from Fort Wayne and is in his second term as state auditor after serving eight years as state treasurer.

He will replace Eric Holcomb, who resigned last month to become U.S. Sen. Dan Coats' state chief of staff.