An Evening With the Mackinac CenterA Video of the November 14 Special Event With Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and Michigan Governor Rick SnyderMitch Daniels has an impressive legacy both in the private and public arenas. When he was elected governor in 2004, Daniels inherited a state government that was hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. Daniels not only balanced the budget, he also championed and signed the biggest tax relief measure in state history. According to the Washington Times, “Indiana’s public-sector payroll is the smallest per capita in the nation.” In 2008, Governing magazine named him “Public Official of the Year.”
An Evening with the Mackinac Center, featuring Gov. Mitch Daniels as keynote speaker and Gov. Rick Snyder as our honored guest, hosted upwards of 600 freedom lovers on Monday, Nov. 14.
With WJR radio’s very own Frank Beckmann as emcee for the evening, the audience enjoyed the often humorous remarks of the speakers and applauded as Mackinac Center President Emeritus Lawrence W. Reed was honored for his contributions to the freedom movement and as home-based day care owners Sherry Loar, Paulette Silverson and Michelle Berry were honored for their courage in standing up against overwhelming odds to fight for the liberty of day care providers across the state.
Washington Policy Center held its 2011 Annual Dinner featuring Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and John R. Bolton, Fox News commentator and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, on October 12 in Bellevue, with a simulcast dinner event in Spokane. We also recognized Matt McIlwain of Madrona Venture Group with our 2011 Champion of Freedom Award.
Indiana Republican Governor Mitch Daniels talks about his new book , “Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans” with
C-SPAN Founder and CEO Brian Lamb at Purdue University. He also discusses state and national politics, and his decision to not run for president in the 2012 election.
September 22, 2011 – The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics hosted Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for a public discussion at Rider University.
September 26, 2011 – Governor Daniels discusses the changes required to ensure a prosperous future for the country at the American Enterprise Institute. Introduction by Arthur C. Brooks, President, AEI.
September 26, 2011 – Governor Mitch Daniels makes remarks and participates in a panel discussion at the Hudson Institute.
September 23, 2011 – Governor Mitch Daniels visited the Heritage Foundation to discuss his proposals to achieve fiscal solvency in America. Introduction by Phillip Truluck, Executive Vice President, Heritage Foundation.
September 26, 2011 – Governor Mitch Daniels joins The Early Show on CBS to discuss the state of the 2012 Republican field.
September 25, 2011 – Governor Mitch Daniels talks with CNN’s Candy Crowley about the state of the 2012 GOP field and the need for long-term fiscal reform.