Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence is out of surgery and is resting at the Governor’s Residence. Upon his release from St. Vincent Hospital, he signed a letter to Speaker of the House Brian Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem David Long resuming his executive branch duties as Governor after passing them temporarily to Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann. The letter in full can be found attached. Governor Letter 8.14.2015
“The Governor and First Lady appreciate the thoughts and prayers offered by Hoosiers across the state and are grateful to the staff at St. Vincent Hospital,” said Matt Lloyd, Pence spokesman.
Governor Mike Pence took action to temporarily transfer executive branch duties to Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, pursuant to Article 5, Section 10 (c) of the Indiana Constitution, beginning at 7:30 a.m. EDT this morning.