BigNews.Biz - Apr 30,2012 - Tipton Mayor Havens Endorses Sen. Lugar
Havens is the 44th Republican mayor to endorse Lugar's re-election.
TIPTON, IND. - "Dick Lugar's record for the Hoosiers and their hometowns speaks for itself. During these difficult times Indiana must have the wisdom, knowledge and seniority that only a long-standing and respected member of the United States Senate can bring to bear," Tipton Mayor Don Havens said today.
Senator Lugar will be "extremely important to Indiana citizens and communities over the next 6 years," he said.
"Dick Lugar delivers for Hoosiers," spokesman Andy Fisher said. "He is always there for local and state officials, but more important, he is there for constituents. These are tough times all over America, including Indiana. Our mayors know it's good we have Dick Lugar who is willing to take on federal debt and spending, fight for jobs and protect Hoosier values."
Havens is the 44th Republican mayor, former mayor and town board president to endorse Lugar's re-election.
Republican mayors and town board presidents endorsing Lugar include: Ron Arnold, Elwood; Greg Ballard, Indianapolis; Todd Barton, Crawfordsville; Jim Brainard, Carmel; James Butler, Goodland; Bryan Conklin, Union City; Andy Cook, Westfield; Jon Costas, Valparaiso; Bradley Crain, Covington; Steven Croyle, Winchester; Phil R. Deckard, Martinsville; John Dennis, West Lafayette; John Ditslear, Noblesville; Scott Faultless, Fishers; William Graham, Scottsburg; Donnie Hastings, Aurora; Don Havens, Tipton; Harold "Huck" Lewis, Lebanon; Chris McBarnes, Frankfort; Terry McDonald, New Haven; Blair Milo, LaPorte; Richard Pasco, Greenfield; Mike Pavey, Rushville; Wayne Seybold, Marion; Robert Shepard, Attica; Mark Smiley, Rochester; Kevin Smith, Anderson; Larry Thompson, Nappanee; Leonard Urban, Connersville; James Walker, Peru; David Wood, Mishawaka; and Jack Woods, Alexandria.
GOP former mayors supporting Lugar are: Herbert Arihood, Rensselaer; Robert C. Beutter, Mishawaka; Terry Dilk, Beech Grove; Scott Furgeson, Shelbyville; Dottie Hancock, Carmel; Bruce Hosier, Portland; William H. Hudnut, Indianapolis; Al Huntington, Madison; John McCane, Rushville; Robert Stewart, Columbus; Rob Thoman, Southport; Jason Thompson, Monticello; and Ernest Wiggins, Warsaw.