National Affairs: Glowing Governors

In ten state capitals across the nation, gubernatorial inauguration rites last week splashed across statehouse lawns, paraded down the avenues and resounded to multiple-gun salutes as the last of the 15 new governors tried their new seats on for size. All had one problem in common: how to spend more money without raising new taxes. Some faced opposite-party legislatures, others the need for representative reapportionment. Yet for the group as a whole, gubernatorial faces were lit with the fresh glow of bipartisan good fellowship. Items:

Indiana. Balding, bow-tied Republican Harold Willis Handley, 47, who...

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