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Why Is Indiana Saying No to Federal Unemployment Insurance Funding?

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana has failed to enact work share legislation multiple times in recent years. Now, with Washington throwing a lifeline to states that failed to act previously, the state is saying no once again – to the program and the federal funds and economic stimulus that comes with it. “Our state government leaders are showing exemplary leadership in [...]

2020-05-15T09:34:28-04:00May 15th, 2020|

Indiana Chamber Scores State Legislators on 2020 Voting Records

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has released its annual report scoring state legislators on how they voted on key business legislation in the recent General Assembly. The overall marks are lower this year – ranging from 33% to 90%. “The purpose of the Legislative Vote Analysis is to show citizens and employers how their lawmakers voted on [...]

2020-05-14T09:17:59-04:00May 14th, 2020|

Rose-Hulman: Names Santhana Naidu Named Vice President of Communications & Marketing (Terre Haute)

Success-proven higher education marketing and communications professional Santhana Naidu has been named vice president for communications and marketing at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. This appointment comes after a nationwide search, which attracted candidates from higher education, businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the country. Since starting May 4, Naidu is providing counsel and support to President Robert A. Coons, other [...]

2020-05-11T15:21:27-04:00May 8th, 2020|

Take Advantage of the Various Tax Provisions in the CARES Act

Congress responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a great volume and variety of relief measures in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Small businesses quickly focused on the Paycheck Protection Program and emergency loans. The enhanced unemployment benefits and payroll tax changes were of interest to all. And employee retention credits were widely noted. But the [...]

2020-05-08T00:33:53-04:00May 8th, 2020|

Land Betterment Corporation: Joins the Indiana Chamber of Commerce (Fishers)

Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to announce its acceptance to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The Indiana Chamber is the largest business advocacy group in the state representing businesses of all types and [...]

2020-05-06T09:18:26-04:00May 6th, 2020|

Indiana Chamber Applauds Governor’s Roadmap for Reopening State

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kevin Brinegar comments on the Governor’s “Back on Track Indiana” plan for reopening the state in the current COVID-19 climate: “What Governor Holcomb outlined today is a thoughtful, comprehensive approach that manages to achieve that delicate balance of recognizing that businesses have to start resuming operations while doing so in [...]

2020-05-01T16:30:06-04:00May 1st, 2020|

Indiana Chamber Announces Public Policy Agenda to Help State’s Businesses Recover From Pandemic

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Legislative actions will be critical to how quickly Indiana can rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic and return to the economic prosperity it enjoyed as a leader in the Midwest and national competitor, says the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The organization today released a public policy agenda to help achieve both short-term relief and long-term economic growth for [...]

2020-04-30T14:51:08-04:00April 30th, 2020|

Chamber Offers Supervising and Managing People Workshop in Virtual Format  

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Chamber’s next offering of the Supervising and Managing People Workshop, May 14 and 15, is now virtual. The interactive session is designed for maximum participation with polls, live chat, status updates, virtual whiteboards, webcam video and more. Presented by FlashPoint Leadership Consulting, the speaker will be Bill Mugavin. “Supervising and Managing People is all about [...]

2020-04-28T10:51:11-04:00April 28th, 2020|

Indiana Chamber Survey Shows Depth of COVID-19 Impact on Businesses; Group Makes Return-to-Work Recommendations

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The historic depths of the economic impacts of COVID-19 and key factors in reopening the economy are outlined in a survey of nearly 1,400 business leaders conducted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. In conjunction, the Indiana Chamber has submitted specific return-to-work recommendations to Gov. Eric Holcomb and his economic recovery team. On a scale of 1-10 [...]

2020-04-23T08:50:25-04:00April 23rd, 2020|

Indiana Chamber Calls on Congress to Approve More Loan Funds, Urges Delegation to Lead on Issue

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce today urged members of the state’s congressional delegation to urgently push for additional federal funding for Hoosier small businesses amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “Replenishing both the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan funds needs to happen right now. We can’t afford to let partisan politics continue to impact the fate of [...]

2020-04-17T12:15:50-04:00April 17th, 2020|