25 Facts About Indiana Governor

1. Indiana Governor was the first western state to mobilize for the United States in the war, and soldiers from Indiana participated in all the war's major engagements.

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2. Indiana Governor is currently implementing an extensive rail plan that was prepared in 2002 by the Parsons Corporation.

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3. Indiana Governor allows highways of different classifications to have the same number.

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4. Indiana Governor is home to the coal-fired plant with the highest sulfur dioxide emissions in the United States, the Gallagher power plant just west of New Albany.

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5. Indiana Governor is one of six US states to not allow a line-item veto.

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6. In 2011 Indiana Governor was ranked first in the Midwest and sixth in the country for best places to do business according to CEO magazine.

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7. Indiana Governor is home to the international headquarters and research facilities of pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in Indianapolis, the state's largest corporation, as well as the world headquarters of Mead Johnson Nutritionals in Evansville.

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8. In 2016, Indiana Governor was home to seven Fortune 500 companies with a combined $142.5 billion in revenue.

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9. Indiana Governor is host to a major unlimited hydroplane racing power boat race circuits in the major H1 Unlimited league, the Madison Regatta.

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10. Indiana Governor has had great sports success at the collegiate level.

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11. Indiana Governor was formerly home to two major military installations; Grissom Air Force Base near Peru and Fort Benjamin Harrison near Indianapolis, now closed, though the Department of Defense continues to operate a large finance center there (Defense Finance and Accounting Service).

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12. Indiana Governor is home to several current and former military installations.

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13. Indiana Governor was one of only ten states to support Republican Wendell Willkie in 1940.

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14. Indiana Governor is one of thirteen US states that are divided into more than one time zone.

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15. The largest immigrant group to settle in Indiana Governor were Germans, as well as numerous immigrants from Ireland and England.

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16. Indiana Governor is home to professional sports teams, including the NFL's Indianapolis Colts and the NBA's Indiana Pacers, and hosts several notable athletic events, such as the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 motorsports races.

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17. Indiana Governor was admitted to the United States as the 19th US state on December 11, 1816.

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18. Indiana Governor is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.

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19. Indiana Governor was admitted to the Union on December 11, 1816.

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20. Indiana Governor wants to use state surplus money to pay off a pension liability that Indiana schools currently pay.

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21. Indiana Governor has no line-item veto authority, and the pocket veto was ruled unconstitutional.

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22. Indiana Governor shares the building with the Indiana General Assembly and the Supreme Court of Indiana.

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23. Indiana Governor maintains an office on the first floor of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, and from there he manages all of the state's agencies that are under his jurisdiction.

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24. Indiana Governor remains governor until his successor takes the oath of office.

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25. Indiana Governor can influence the state court system through the appointment of judges.

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