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Body cam bill goes to the governor without excessive force provision

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Rules for accessing police body camera and dash camera video are headed to the governor for his approval. “We were dealing with the very difficult issue when you’re trying to balance public records, disclosure, transparency, but also be protective of people’s privacy rights,” said Rep. Kevin Mahan, R-Hartford City. […]

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Governor’s veto means less local government transparency but no big fees for records

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would have allowed government agencies to charge private citizens for public research requests will not go into effect this year. Senate Enrolled Act 369 was aimed at “increasing transparency,” said Sen. Pete Miller, R-Avon, who authored the bill. It would have required local governments and school […]

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State will work with Pew on economic development, transparency program

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Indiana as one of seven states to participate in its 18-month Business Incentives Initiative. The program is partnered with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness in an effort to discover effective business practices for economic development and remaining transparent to the public. In […]