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November 6, 2018 Joe Pellman

Statement on 2018 Election Results

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber and its Business Advocacy Committee reacted tonight to preliminary election results from across Central Indiana. With an aggressive advocacy agenda that extends from school boards to the Statehouse, the region’s largest business organization backed a number of growth-minded legislative candidates and supports continued progress in…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Indiana Trans Woman Shot in the Face by Alleged Hate Group Member

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   A 55-year-old Indiana transgender woman, Crystal Raquel Cash, remains in the hospital and unable to speak after she was shot in…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Ex-IU student gets probation for Muslim woman attack

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana University student who tried to remove a Muslim woman’s headscarf has been…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Shot fired through Evansville temple, FBI says likely a hate crime

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – The FBI is investigating after a shot was fired through a synagogue in Evansville. It happened at Adath…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

From vandalism to murder: Hate crimes you didn’t know were happening in Indiana

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   FORT WAYNE — “This is a hate crime.” That’s what a white supremacist told a Fort Wayne…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

EDITORIAL: Indiana legislative action on bias-crime bill long overdue

It’s way past time for Indiana to join 45 states in passing a hate crimes law that will enhance or create new penalties when a judge or jury determines a defendant’s actions were motivated by bias. Would such a law have stopped the offensive vandalism at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla in…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Nazi graffiti spray painted on Floyds Knobs assisted living facility

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Anti-Semitic graffiti has been discovered at an assisted living home in Floyds Knobs. The Indianapolis Jewish Community…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Why A 15-Year-Old Boy Is Fighting To Be Seen As A Hate Crime Victim

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   NEW HAVEN, Indiana — Jason Gardner first recounted the attack to police as he lay on a hospital bed shortly after…

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November 6, 2018 Courtney Smallwood

Family says assault on 15-year-old-son was a hate crime

This article is an example of the need for strong and unambiguous bias crimes legislation. To join our efforts to support this change, visit http://indychamber.com/advocacy/bias-crimes/.   NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) – A New Haven family wants justice. They said their son was brutally beaten and they’re calling it…

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November 2, 2018 Joe Pellman

Business BACkers

The next session of the Indiana General Assembly will produce a two-year budget for the state and likely grapple with a number of critical issues – protecting Hoosiers from hate crimes, raising cigarette taxes to invest in public health and workforce productivity, exploring new incentives for redevelopment and industrial reuse…the…

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