ARTICLES

RIVERA: Hoosiers' common-sense triumphs

My generation of Hoosiers has elevated expectations for government. It must be environmentally friendly, embrace technology, help our neediest, treat everyone equally, and manage finances responsibly.
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RIVERA: Others should follow Hoosier leadership

When good men and women fail to lead, problems get worse. This has happened for too long, and now we need concrete proposals from our candidates for state and federal offices that address the crises that threaten our republic.
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RIVERA: Critical to send Mourdock to the Senate

I find it awkwardly self-serving when a candidate for public office tells me the next election—when he or she is on the ballot—is the most important election of my lifetime. This happens at least once every election cycle.
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RIVERA: On to the next huge sporting event

According to @IUBloomington, the Twitter account of my alma mater Indiana University, our alumni have won 50 gold medals throughout Olympic history.
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RIVERA: How Purdue might change under Daniels

I hope and expect Daniels will find ways to cut tuition costs.
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RIVERA: Vaughn is right pick to help navigate the times

He knew what worried me and he showed how my vote helped solve that problem.
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RIVERA: Dreaming up charter school possibilities

Imagine high school graduates from the Eli Lilly or the Cook Pharma Charter School of Chemistry.
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RIVERA: Indianapolis can become an education mecca

The critical element missing is an unparalleled market of educational opportunities. We can fix this.
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RIVERA: Optimism and caution over mass transit

It concerns me that we may be building outdated technology.
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RIVERA: A fiscal reality check is upon Indianapolis

Now is not the time to talk about Republicans or Democrats.
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