Reform supporters will be warily watching what Ritz does, once she’s in office, including the people she hires to fill key positions. They fear she could impose some bureaucratic hurdles that would force the slow-down she wants.
“She can make things difficult,” said Derek Redelman, the education point-person for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. “But she’s got to know that the more difficult she makes it, the more people are just going to go around her.”
Maureen Hayden covers the Statehouse for the CNHI newspapers in Indiana. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.