Last modified: Friday, December 7, 2007
Media Advisory: Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform to release report
Gov. Kernan, Chief Justice Shepard to present Commission’s recommendations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 7, 2007
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Governor Joe Kernan and Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard, co-chairs of the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform, will hold five news conferences around the state to present the Commission's report, Streamlining Local Government: We've got to stop governing like this.
Developed with assistance from the Indiana University Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, the report recommends steps to make Indiana's local government more efficient, effective, understandable and accountable.
The news conferences will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Gary and Evansville. Dec. 11 is Statehood Day, commemorating the day in 1816 when Indiana became the 19th state to join the Union.
An online version of the report will be posted to the Commission Web site (http://indianalocalgovreform.iu.edu/) at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Links to the site will be e-mailed to you when the report is posted. Paper copies will be available at each of the local press conferences.
Presentation of the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform's report, Streamlining Local Government: We've got to stop governing like this
Tuesday, December 11
Places and times:
- Indianapolis, 8:30 a.m. (EST), Office of the Governor
- Fort Wayne, 10:30 a.m. (EST), Fort Wayne International Airport
- South Bend, 12:30 p.m. (EST), South Bend Regional Airport
- Gary, 1:30 p.m. (CST), Gary/Chicago International Airport
- Evansville, 4:30 p.m. (CST), Evansville Regional Airport
In July 2007, Governor Mitch Daniels formed the bipartisan Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform and named former Governor Joe Kernan and Chief Justice Randall Shepard as its co-chairs.
For more information, visit the Commission's public information Web site at http://indianalocalgovreform.iu.edu/.