Congress has dedicated the money to Indiana roads and bridges as part of a 5-year, $281 billion compromise over transportation spending. The measure also includes $500 million for public transit in Indiana.
Secretary of state warns candidates that if he prevails in court, his securities division staff will pursue any money the candidates received from the Indiana State Teachers Association's political action committee.
Both Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Indiana secretary of state are critics of the state's voter identification
law, which they would have a role in enforcing as the top state election official.