INDIANAPOLIS - The Democratic candidate for Indiana auditor says he would work to crack down on public corruption if elected in November.
Mike Claytor said Tuesday that ethics "have left the building," motioning toward the Indiana Statehouse. He cited a series of high-profile ethics troubles which have exposed loopholes in the state's laws.
Republican former state schools Superintendent Tony Bennett was fined $5,000 for campaigning with state resources in July, GOP House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner was cleared of technical wrongdoing by a House ethics panel and a former state highway official was determined to toe the line with land deals involving his family.
In each case, ethics watchdogs have faulted Indiana's law as being insufficient.
Claytor is running against Republican Auditor Suzanne Crouch.
One person was killed in a crash Monday morning in Pittsboro, Indiana.
Did you love yesterday’s fantastic weather? Unfortunately today we’re not as not as warm.
An investigation is underway in Madison County after a body was found in a wooded area Sunday afternoon.
The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Tennessee Titans 36-24 on Sunday
The Indianapolis Colts believe they got the confidence boost so desperately needed after blowing a late lead a week ago.