Regionaly Speaking 2-10-15
Today on the show, the showdown between Gov. Mike Pence and Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz continues. The governor issued an executive order to shorten ISTEP test, while lawmakers pass legislation that would likely remove Ritz as chairman of the Board of Ed. Steve asks the editor of ChaulkBeat Indiana to untangle this week’s education news.
As Indiana tries to put together a plan to save Indy to Chicago Amtrak Service, Steve takes a look at how other states are handling this federal mandate.
Steve also looks at Valparaiso’s School board referendum campaign. And why would Indiana wan to place a moratorium on nursing home construction. Steve takes a closer look to investigate.