Indiana's Bureau of Motor Vehicles has admitted to weight-class overcharges in court documents stemming from a class-action lawsuit alleging that the agency overcharged motorists by tens of millions of dollars.
Gov. Mike Pence is cancelling a contract between the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles and a private license branch operator, and wants a former top agency official to be investigated for possible ethics violations.
Rep. Dan Forestal, D-Indianapolis, said Friday that legislative leaders should establish a committee for a comprehensive review of the agency and develop proposals that the General Assembly can consider during its 2016 session.
A top deputy commissioner under former BMV Commissioner R. Scott Waddell testified in a pending lawsuit that he urged Waddell and then-Chief of Staff Shawn Walters to conduct an independent audit of the bogus fees, but they refused.