The move comes after Republican state Sen. Jean Leising, of Oldenburg, introduced legislation this year that required the state Board of Education to adopt a program that’s administered nationally.
Voters in central Indiana’s Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Morgan and Shelby counties use digital record electronic machines that have no paper trail.
Some state lawmakers want to require paper tickets, but event organizers say they can easily be manipulated and duplicated. Digital ticketing reduces fraud, they say.
First-term Sen. Eddie Melton of Gary joined the Indiana governor’s race Tuesday night in Gary with an introduction from the state’s Republican schools chief.
Ryan Mears, who was Terry Curry’s chief trial deputy, has been serving as the interim prosecutor since Curry stepped down Sept. 23. He promised to be an independent leader who works for the good of the Indianapolis community and takes a tough stance on violent crime.
Sources say President Donald Trump’s deployment of Vice President Mike Pence is part of a broader pattern of using both executive authority and high-ranking officials to advance his personal or political interests—even in cases when the subordinates appear not to know that another agenda is in play.
But some ethical hackers worry the industry, which has historically prioritized making their machines easier for election administrators to use rather than making them as secure as possible, isn’t ready to make big changes. They fear the companies won’t work quickly enough to fix the bugs they discover and could use non-disclosure agreements to enforce silence about dangerous bugs that could compromise an election.
The new payment system IndyGo has paid Paris-based tech firm Flowbird Group to design and implement will not be ready by Oct. 1, the day riders were to start paying for Red Line service.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening and were asked about what they would each do to improve the homelessness situation in Indianapolis.
Salem native R. Dale Lyles has spent 32 years in the military, including deployments to Bosnia and Afghanistan.
State Sen. Jim Merritt, the Republican candidate for mayor of Indianapolis, said Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett has made initiatives to support minority-owned businesses an afterthought rather than a priority.
The Shelbyville native has never held elected office, and his only campaign experience was an unsuccessful run for an at-large seat on the Indianapolis Public Schools board in 2014.
For the past 12 years, Chad Halstead, 39, has helped land government incentives for some of the area’s biggest real estate developments.
In the one-minute video posted to her campaign’s Facebook page, the 52-year-old Republican talks about being raised by a single mother on a farm with “no car and no TV” and provides a glimpse into her top campaign issues.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville, Ameristar Casino in East Chicago and Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg opened their sports books Sunday, the first day they were allowed by law.
Braun, who lives in Zionsville, filed paperwork making his candidacy official, but he did not make a formal announcement or agree to media interviews. He is expected to kick off his campaign after Labor Day.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt on Wednesday proposed a variety of possible solutions for the city’s infrastructure funding issues, including using local tax revenue “to secure a public-private solution.”