RUSHVILLE — As Hoosiers have shown over the past eight years, Reagan was right.
Hoosiers have found practical Indiana solutions to the challenges facing
We have one of the most innovative healthcare programs in the country. We
education reforms that are a model for the nation. And we have built our
time and under budget.
On these and other important matters, we must never stand by and let the
government dictate our aims, our hopes, and our wishes for us. As your
I will never stop standing for the rights of Indiana's people to run our
choose our healthcare and produce our energy the Indiana way.
The road ahead of us will not be easy. But we know that Hoosiers are
do hard things, to embrace change, to demand a government as good as our
to build schools of promise and policies that will ensure jobs and
for this generation and the next.
To do this, we must continue to live within our means, hold the line on
and let Hoosiers keep more of their hard-earned income. We must invest in
and roads, and seek ways to support the state's most vulnerable citizens
the institutions that nurture the character of our people.
This is Indiana's moment.
We can put Hoosiers back to work and make Indiana first-first in job
in education, and first in quality of life.
Together, we will build a more prosperous future.
Together, we will open doors of educational opportunity for all our kids.
Together, we can approach our third century with confidence,
With faith in Him who strengthened the hands of our pioneer forbearers
faith in all of you, I say Indiana's best days are yet to come!
Let's get to work!
Thank you, God bless you, and may God continue to bless our beloved
all who call her home.