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Wed Jul 10, 2019, 10:43 PM

Democratic business exec enters 2020 Indiana governor's race

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A longtime health care business executive hopes to turn his corporate experience into an asset as he seeks to unseat Republican Eric Holcomb from the Indiana governor's office next year.

Woody Myers announced his campaign Wednesday, becoming the first Democratic candidate to formally enter the 2020 gubernatorial race.

Myers, a doctor who was Indiana's state health commissioner in the 1980s, said he plans to focus his campaign on boosting education funding, improving the state's health care system and job creation.

"For too long as a state we've been satisfied with good enough," Myers said. "Well, in Indiana today, good enough is no longer good enough. As a state, we need to stop falling behind so our children can get ahead."

Read more: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/state-and-regional/indiana/democratic-business-exec-enters-indiana-governor-s-race/article_2884a78f-a91a-5b0a-bce6-eb2c93d84350.html

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radical noodle Jul 2019 #1

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Wed Jul 10, 2019, 11:17 PM

1. A little more about him

https://votesmart.org/public-statement/325491/about-woody#.XSa2nehKjIU

Started medical school at Harvard at age 19. Is not only a medical doctor but also has an MBA from Stanford. He grew up in Indianapolis, so he knows the state well. I think he might have a chance.

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