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Federal Relations: Tariff Improvements a Priority for Walorski, Bucshon

Two Indiana representatives have been working to improve the product exclusion process for steel and aluminum tariffs to reduce burdens on manufacturers and other small businesses. This is in reaction to the President’s decision earlier this year to impose greater tariffs under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) this week led efforts [...]

2018-05-11T13:23:13+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Indiana Chamber and Ivy Tech Announce Exclusive Partnership to Aid Workforce Needs

Many Hoosiers looking for a jumpstart to begin or finish their postsecondary education now have a new opportunity through their employers. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Ivy Tech Community College in the Achieve Your Degree program to provide discounted tuition exclusively for Indiana Chamber member companies and their full-time employees. A 5% discount will apply to a company’s [...]

2018-05-11T13:17:00+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Election 2018: Indiana Chamber PAC Posts Big Primary Election Victories in State Legislative Races

Tuesday was a great election victory for pro-economy, pro-jobs candidates across the state. A total of 16 of the 20 candidates, Republicans and Democrats, backed by Indiana Business for Responsive Government (IBRG), the non-partisan political program of the Indiana Chamber, won their primary election races. This included incumbents, challengers and those in open seats in a variety of hard-fought [...]

2018-05-11T13:10:53+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Latest on Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic – Employee Substance Abuse Treatment Program and Chamber’s Indiana Workforce Recovery Initiative

A new law (via HB 1007) requires the state’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) – a branch of Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) – to establish best practice guidelines to assist employers with employees who agree to participate in a drug education and addiction treatment program. DMHA is also to promote voluntary participation by employers [...]

2018-05-11T14:01:14+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Federal Relations: News Briefs From Indiana’s Delegation

- Representative Jim Banks (IN-3) has been pushing for Congress to permanently repeal the harmful Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Put in place by the Obama administration, the rule is on a list of regulations the Indiana Chamber has been actively engaging in to repeal or modify. The Congressman recently wrote an op-ed in the Fort Wayne [...]

2018-05-11T13:02:13+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Community Impact of I-69 Expansion Takes Center Stage at June 6 Summit; Business and Civic Leaders Encouraged to Attend

(INDIANAPOLIS) — What’s next for the expansion of Interstate 69? With two-thirds of the roadway expanded and open for business in southwest Indiana, the economic development engine that is I-69 is moving closer to completion. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting the I-69 & P3 Summit on June 6 at the Bloomington Monroe Convention Center. Hoosiers can find out [...]

2018-05-10T11:54:29+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

Indianapolis Professional Awarded Top Honors at Indiana Chamber’s Annual HR Conference & Expo

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Amanda (Mandy) Bates of Indianapolis was named the 2018 Ogletree Deakins Human Resources Professional of the Year for her efforts as vice president of human resources at IU Health Physicians. Bates was honored today during a luncheon ceremony at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 54th Annual Human Resources Conference & Expo at the Indianapolis Marriott East. The award [...]

2018-05-08T14:35:11+00:00 May 9th, 2018|

Indiana Chamber and Ivy Tech Community College Announce Exclusive Partnership to Aid Workforce Needs

(INDIANAPOLIS) —  Many Hoosiers looking for a jumpstart to begin or finish their postsecondary education now have a new opportunity through their employers. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Ivy Tech Community College in the Achieve Your Degree program to provide discounted tuition exclusively for Indiana Chamber member companies and their full-time employees. A 5% discount will [...]

2018-05-06T14:07:25+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

Indiana Chamber Unveils Rankings for the 125 Best Places to Work in Indiana

(INDIANAPOLIS) —  The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored a record 125 companies tonight at the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration dinner, with rankings announced in four categories. Taking the top spot: Hanapin Marketing, a Bloomington-based digital marketing company – small category (between 15 and 74 U.S. employees) E-gineering, a technology consulting firm on the northeast side [...]

2018-05-03T20:45:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

OneAmerica: 2017 Financials Set Record Highs (Indianapolis)

OneAmerica® recently announced that 2017 was another record-breaking year of growth, marked by all-time highs in revenues, assets under administration and sales. “In 2017, we delivered $5.8 billion in promises paid to customers as we maintained our extraordinary financial strength, which will allow us to meet countless future commitments,” said Scott Davison, OneAmerica chairman, president and CEO. “And we’ve [...]

2018-04-27T16:38:51+00:00 April 27th, 2018|