Indiana attorney general gets spot with big campaign backer

Indiana's attorney general is joining the executive committee of the Washington-based political group that financed much of his campaign last year.

Posted: Nov. 15, 2017 9:43 AM
Updated: Nov. 15, 2017 2:19 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is joining the executive committee of the Washington-based political group that financed much of his campaign last year.

The Republican Attorneys General Association says Curtis Hill will be among nine state attorneys general who are on that committee.

The group says it raised more than $23 million ahead of the 2016 election to boost GOP candidates across the country. It says Republicans now hold the attorney general offices in 29 states.

Indiana Election Division reports show that the Republican group gave about $704,000 to Hill's 2016 campaign. That made up nearly half of the $1.5 million that the former Elkhart County prosecutor spent on his first campaign for statewide office.

Democratic candidate Lorenzo Arredondo spent about $200,000.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 35°
Kokomo
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 35°
Rensselaer
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Fowler
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 32°
Williamsport
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 31°
Crawfordsville
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 39°
Frankfort
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 38°
Delphi
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 34°
Monticello
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 34°
Logansport
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 37°
Some rain/snow showers to light snow
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events