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2019 Legislative Session

Our Priorities

We’re keeping our sights high.  But lofty goals are built on strong foundations.

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2019 Wrap Up

Take a look at where the 2019 legislative session shook out.

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2018 Legislative Session

Review Our 2018 Agenda

Across these priorities, our message to the General Assembly was clear and consistent: the Indy region will continue to be Indiana’s economic engine – keep our region open for business, and open up new opportunities for our people, employers and communities.

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2018 Outcomes and Wrap Up

The 2018 short session was just a little too short for several bills. We’ll consider these temporary setbacks; bills may die but the issues they represent have plenty of life.

2018 Legislative Wrap Up
 

Advocacy News & Updates

September 20, 2019 1:30 pm

Stakeholder Update: Lone Star Status

This week, a group of regional corporate, civic and elected leaders ventured deep in the heart of Texas for the Indy Chamber’s annual Leadership Exchange – this year, we visited San Antonio. The eight-county San Antonio metro is a little bigger than Indianapolis (by about a half-million residents, amid the…

September 9, 2019 11:07 am

Infrastructure, Crime are Top Priorities for Indy Voters in Mayoral Election

Infrastructure, Crime are Top Priorities for Indy Voters in Mayoral Election; Education and Local Economy Also Rank High MIBOR REALTOR® Association releases poll identifying Indianapolis mayoral election priorities   INDIANAPOLIS: Crime and roads are the top issue priorities for Indianapolis voters in the city’s upcoming mayoral election, according to a new…

September 6, 2019 1:05 pm

Stakeholder Update: Give the People What They Want

Labor Day marks the traditional kick-off to campaign season, so we went further back than our typical old-school library to borrow a title from the O’Jays as municipal races shift into high gear across Indiana. What do the people want from their local officials? Joe Hogsett and Jim Merritt pitched…

Our 2017 Successes

The 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly featured significant advances on many issues of interest to employers across the Indianapolis metro.  Comparing the final outcomes to the Indy Chamber legislative agenda, there are certainly differences to be found on policy details and spending priorities; in a few places, progress stalled.  But overall, lawmakers made smart investments in a more competitive business climate and a healthy economy.

Download Agenda Outcomes

Our 2017 Successes

The 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly featured significant advances on many issues of interest to employers across the Indianapolis metro.  Comparing the final outcomes to the Indy Chamber legislative agenda, there are certainly differences to be found on policy details and spending priorities; in a few places, progress stalled.  But overall, lawmakers made smart investments in a more competitive business climate and a healthy economy.

Download Agenda Outcomes