In his suit, House Speaker Mark Eves said that Gov. Paul LePage acted out of "personal rage, vindictiveness and partisan malice" by threatening a non-profit group with the loss of funds if they made him its president.
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December 02, 2014
The Associated Press cites a 95-page report that investigators said were over 100 instances of fraud by former Indiana K-12 chief Bennett or one of his staffers.
August 20, 2014
Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.
July 23, 2014
A report by a committee of the Wyoming Legislature said that current state Superintendent Cindy Hill has "refused to perform her duties with fidelity."
July 10, 2014
The Indiana State Ethics Commission said former state Superintendent Tony Bennett committed no ethics violation in changing certain school grades in 2012.
January 29, 2014
Cindy Hill has said she'll resume her previous duties as Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction, but an ongoing state investigation into her conduct still could pose problems.
January 09, 2014
As she begins her run for governor, the Wyoming superintendent faces the possibility of impeachment by lawmakers due to possible misconduct.
September 13, 2013
New emails and computer data from Tony Bennett's tenure as Indiana state schools chief may show that he improperly used state office for political purposes.
August 08, 2013
Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says a preliminary examination shows "manipulation" of school grades under former K-12 chief Tony Bennett in 2012.
August 05, 2013
The fallout from the resignation of Tony Bennett from Florida's top K-12 job continues in Indiana and elsewhere.