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Lawmakers delay action on security upgrade for state complex

Indiana lawmakers told Gov. Mike Pence Friday that they need more details before signing off on his $873,000 plan to upgrade security at the entrances of the state government complex. During a meeting of the State Budget Committee, Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley said action would be delayed until the administration provides the information — including about any potential hidden costs. "The inference is we're just supposed to rubber stamp what you say is the right security procedure," said Kenley, R- Noblesville. "I'm a little uncomfortable with that suggestion." Pence has previously said the plan was "about putting public safety...

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