This photo provided by Huston Campaign shows Indiana state Rep. Todd Huston. Huston, an influential Republican lawmaker, played a key role in selling $1.7 million of videoconferencing equipment to the state that officials later determined to be a waste of money, despite his own promise not to blur the lines between the state agency and state contractor he worked with for four years. (AP Photo/Huston Campaign via The Indianapolis Star)

Lawmaker at core of $1.7M complaint

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A former top Indiana education official's role in the sale of $1.7 million worth of videoconferencing equipment to the state has added to ca…