Democratic candidate for Indiana Governor John Gregg forcefully made the case why African-Americans should vote for him as Indiana’s next Governor succeeding Mitch Daniels. Gregg, the former House Speaker and President of Vincennes University, stressed the importance of creating more jobs in Indiana, especially in the state’s older inner city neighborhoods. Gregg also strongly expressed support for state funding for pre-school education saying that early childhood education was important to Indiana’s success. Gregg also defended his first series of TV ads that portrayed his small town Indiana roots. But some callers were concerned those ads didn’t show that Gregg cared about the interests of African-Americans. Gregg defended his ads and saying that he wanted voters to see who he really was and that his values reflect the Black community’s values and all Hoosiers.
Click the arrow to hear the Interview with John Gregg. Runs 33 Minutes ©2012 WTLC/Radio One.