Indiana (State Government)
- Homepage: http://www.state.in.us/
August 2016: 'The informant supplied information about improprieties in JPMorgan Chase’s asset management unit, including its practice of steering clients to in-house funds that carried higher costs or generated greater fees to the bank. In a July settlement, the bank paid $950,000 to Indiana, whose officials characterized JPMorgan’s practices as “outside the standards of honesty and ethics generally accepted in the securities trade and industry.”'http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/22/business/to-crack-down-on-securities-fraud-states-reward-whistle-blowers.html
September 2008: "[In the Crawford case--Ed.] the court upheld an Indiana law essentially requiring a passport or driver's license in order to vote. But more than two thirds of Indiana adults have no passports and nearly 15 percent have no driver's licenses. These eligible voters, disproportionately African-American, will need to take a bus or catch a ride from a friend down to the motor vehicles bureau to make sure they obtain a nondriver photo ID. Otherwise, they cannot vote in Indiana this year."http://www.newsweek.com/id/158392
Role Name Type Last Updated Organization Executive (past or present) Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Sen. Evan Bayh Esq. Person Jan 16, 2006 Organization Executive (past or present) Steve Carter Esq. Person Jan 22, 2008 Organization Executive (past or present) Mark W. Everson Person Jun 19, 2011 Organization Executive (past or present) Connie Lawson Person Aug 22, 2016 Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Rep. Mike Pence Person Jul 22, 2016 Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Vice-President Dan Quayle Person Nov 13, 2005
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 21, 2016 To Crack Down on Securities Fraud, States Reward Whistle-Blowers
QUOTE: In the aftermath of the financial crisis, a growing army of confidential informants — better known as whistle-blowers — has helped federal securities regulators identify and prosecute wrongdoers. Now the same thing is happening at the state level...
New York Times Jun 01, 2009 Judge Clears Way for Sale of Chrysler to Fiat
QUOTE: A federal judge on Sunday night cleared a path for Chrysler to exit bankruptcy by approving a sale of most of the carmaker’s assets to a new entity to be run by Fiat of Italy....three [Indiana pension funds] have objected to the sale, arguing that they deserve more than the 29 cents on the dollar that they and other secured lenders will receive as repayment.
New York Times Sep 11, 2008 ‘Jim Crawford’ Republicans: The GOP is working to keep eligible African-Americans from voting in several states.
QUOTE: It was a mainstay of Jim Crow segregation: for 100 years after the Civil War, Southern white Democrats kept eligible blacks from voting with poll taxes, literacy tests and property requirements...Now, with the help of a 2008 Supreme Court decision, Crawford vs. Marion County (Indiana) Election Board, white Republicans in some areas will keep eligible blacks from voting by requiring driver's licenses.
Newsweek Aug 07, 2002 Widespread Water Violations Decried
QUOTE: Nearly one-third of major industrial facilities and government-operated sewage treatment plants have significantly violated water pollution discharge regulations...but relatively few are being prosecuted.
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