Gov. Holcomb dines with local Republican faithful

Gov. Eric Holcomb talks with John and Barb Hackman; WRB staff photo

Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is working to grow and adapt. He addressed the issues of having a ready work force when he visited Simmons Winery Thursday night to address the Lincoln Day Dinner put on by the Bartholomew County Republican Party.

Gov Holcomb says it’s also important to find a way to reach out to those who have been out of the workforce and offer them a way to transition back in to work whenever possible.

WRB staff photo

Holcomb says the state is doing a good job at adapting to the changing times.

Holcomb notes that challenges remain for the state. They including education, infrastructure and maintaining a well-qualified workforce, among others.

The governor talked about the mission of his administration…

Approximately 250 people turned out for Thursday evening’s event at Simmons Winery. They included Rep. Greg Pence, Mayor Jim Lienhoop, State Rep. Ryan Lauer, State Rep. Jim Lucas and State Sen. Greg Walker, as well as other local officials and candidates.