A plan for expanded service would feature year-round trains rolling between suburban Noblesville and downtown Indianapolis.
A 2014 law allowed the Indiana State Fair to sell alcohol again, but some are worried the expansion of alcohol sales will go too far.
Donnelly stalked about technology as a way for farmers to be more efficient and increase yields with less environmental impact.
The fair will last for 17 days, and this year's theme is the "Year of the Farmer."
The request comes after a shooting in South Carolina sparked controversy over the meaning of the flag.
The parties involved in a lawsuit filed after the Indiana State Fair stage collapse in 2011 are nearing a settlement.
The State Fair Coliseum renovation includes new LED screens and retains the original buildings exterior.
A judge ruled that the State was not financially liable for the private company that provided the stage rigging that collapsed at the State Fair in 2011.
Both the House and Senate have passed a bill that would allow alcohol at the Indiana State Fair and now waits for Governor Pence to pass or veto it.
Indiana’s is only one of the two state fairs in the nation that prohibit beer and wine sales.