Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels: Indiana losing males in the workforce

What made former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels a great governor was he understood economics and demographics go hand in hand. Governor Daniels made some rare comments lately which made me curious in what data he’s been seeing lately on the state of Indiana.

Here’s his comments:

“I don’t have patience for people who give big speeches and wring their hands about the middle class in this country, if they’re not prepared to support growth policies generally and specifically manufacturing which produces those middle-class jobs,” he said.

Daniels confessed that he’s concerned about the effects of shrinking male workforce participation, reduced family formation, increased disability claims and high levels of drug abuse among Hoosiers, and what that may portend for the state’s economy.


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