In vetoing the measure, Pence says, in his words, “the cost of public records should never be a barrier to the public’s right to know.”
The $4.7 million will purchase 100 new squad cars and make improvements to the firing range facility and the police academy.
Last week Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed a proposal which would have required council approval before discharging firearms in city parks.
Mayor Mark Kruzan says he fears the emotional consequences of allowing any hunting within city limits.
Both the House and Senate voted overwhelmingly to override the veto of a bill correcting a tax issue in two Indiana counties.
Governor Pence sent legislators a letter on Monday outlining his plan for cushioning the blow to Jackson and Pulaski counties if the veto stands.
The veto overrides a bill that would retroactively authorize income taxes in Jackson and Pulaski counties.
The full General Assembly will meet this summer to consider overriding one of Governor Mike Pence’s vetoes.
The house speaker and the governor both said they were happy with the 5 percent income tax cut in the final version of the budget.
The bulk of proceeds from criminals' seized assets will continue to go into the common school fund.