Indiana State Ethics Commission

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3:06 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Former Indiana Schools Chief Tony Bennett

Former Indiana Schools Chief Tony Bennett
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Indiana's top ethics official has filed a complaint against former schools Superintendent Tony Bennett for using state resources for political reasons.

The complaint from Inspector General David Thomas comes two months after The Associated Press reported Bennett kept multiple campaign databases on Department of Education servers and ordered his staff to dissect a speech by his Democratic opponent for inaccuracies last fall.

Indiana law prohibits state employees from engaging in political activity while on duty or using state resources for political purposes.

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