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2020 Legislative Priorities

Virgil once said, “The greatest wealth is health.” To paraphrase this philosophy, we believe a prosperous region starts with healthy citizens, and healthy regions make a thriving state.  The Indy Chamber’s 2020 Legislative Agenda – “Healthy State. Healthy Economy.” – focuses on improved health, a productive workforce and the power of regionalism as prescriptions for economic growth.

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2020 Legislative Priorities

Virgil once said, “The greatest wealth is health.” To paraphrase this philosophy, we believe a prosperous region starts with healthy citizens, and healthy regions make a thriving state.  The Indy Chamber’s 2020 Legislative Agenda – “Healthy State. Healthy Economy.” – focuses on improved health, a productive workforce and the power of regionalism as prescriptions for economic growth.

READ OUR 2020 PRIORITIES

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

January 17, 2020 1:05 pm

You can get with this, or you can get with that

We reported last week that the 2020 session got off to a blazing start – but all the same, how can lawmakers expect to deal with the over 1,000 bills that have been filed in the House and Senate in just ten weeks? The answer is, they can’t. Many of…

January 10, 2020 11:33 am

Can’t Knock The Hustle

The 2020 session of the Indiana General Assembly kicked off this week, and with an early adjournment planned it didn’t take long for lawmakers to get down to business – hustle is the name of the game to get things done in a short session. In fact, the Senate was…

January 3, 2020 11:37 am

Don’t Sweat the Technique

‘Don’t sweat the technique’ was the last studio album released by the legendary hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim – so it’s an appropriate old-school kick-off to the last session of Indiana’s legendary, longest-serving House Speaker, Brian Bosma, who’s been dropping legislative hits for more than three decades. Speaking of…

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.

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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