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Moses not contesting fines

Rep. Win Moses, D-Fort Wayne, has chosen not to participate in litigation halting the collection of fines against House Democrats.

House Republicans have fined Democrats who boycotted the session to block movement on the right-to-work bill.

Other members of the Democratic caucus face up to $4,000 in fines, and signed onto a temporary restraining order issued by a Marion County judge stopping Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma from unilaterally taking the money from expense checks owed the members.

But not Moses.

"I've always been responsible for my actions as an individual and I accept full responsibility and will pay my fines because I believe what I did was right," he said.

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