Governor Mike Pence made a case for a 10 percent income tax cut, even as some GOP leaders have said the state should spend more of its surplus.
A budget proposed by Gov. Mike Pence gives higher education institutions a one percent funding increase, with funding based on performance the following year.
Governor Mike Pence, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann and Attorney General Greg Zoeller were sworn in Monday.
Politicians say Daniels will be remembered for several initiatives including changes to the welfare system, I-69 and privatizing parts of state government.
Tuesday's Statehood Day was held to celebrate Indiana' 196th birthday.
The governor says he wants his contract as Purdue University's next president to be an example of increased accountability in higher education.
All of the governor-elect's cabinet appointees were involved in Governor Mitch Daniels' administration.
Governor Mitch Daniels and Governor-elect Mike Pence have promised to move forward with the education reform Superintendent Tony Bennett put in place.
Governor-elect Mike Pence says he is assembling his team that will help the statehouse transition from Governor Mitch Daniels.
The Democratic candidate questioned Mike Pence specifically on his plans to promote marriage.