Daniels, Bayh to receive Economic Patriot Award tonight (June 25)

June 25, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two former two-term Indiana governors - Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Evan Bayh, both known for their fiscal policies - will receive the 2015 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award Thursday evening (June 25) from the Concord Coalition.

The award ceremony will be at 8:15 p.m. at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. After the presentation, Daniels and Bayh will participate in a panel discussion on U.S. fiscal and economic challenges.

Daniels was governor from 2005 to 2013 after service as director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget in 2001-03. Bayh's terms as governor ran from 1989 to 1997. He then was a U.S. senator from 1999 to 2011.

Tsongas also was a U.S. senator (1979-85) known for his attention to the federal budget deficit, and he co-founded the Concord Coalition. He died in 1997.

More information on the 2015 Economic Patriot Award is available at www.concordcoalition.org/press-releases/2015/0623/concord-coalition-honor-mitch-daniels-and-evan-bayh-iii-economic-patriots-t on the Concord Coalition website. 

Source: Mitch Daniels, president@purdue.edu 

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