Pence Launching Indiana "Listening" Tour
From the Associated Press:Indiana Congressman Mike Pence is beginning a statewide ``listening" tour as Hoosiers wait to hear more specific ideas from the Republican gubernatorial hopeful. Pence (right) is set to crisscross the state Thursday and Friday, stopping at Indiana businesses to talk with workers. He has previously said he would lay out his agenda after state lawmakers ended their 2012 session. They finished their work last week.Pence has already said he wants to cut the state's sales and income taxes. He also has proposed expanding the state's charter school and school voucher programs.Democratic candidate John Gregg (left) has said he wants to bring windmill manufacturing to Indiana and focus on rebuilding the state's roads. Libertarian candidate Rupert Boneham (right) is pushing a ``welfare-to-work'' program and the creation of a merit-based pay scale for state workers.