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Frost Brown Todd: Beau Zoeller Joins Firm (Indianapolis)

Beau F. Zoeller has joined Frost Brown Todd as a managing associate in the Indianapolis office. As part of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate Practice Group and Public and Project Finance team, he will focus on assisting government entities and financial institutions with various aspects of public finance, lending, economic development, redevelopment initiatives and public-private partnerships. “We are [...]

2018-02-23T16:32:15+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Federal Relations: Young Launches ‘Fair Shot Agenda’; Entire Delegation Supports Cyber Battalion in Indy

- On Tuesday, Senator Todd Young unveiled his Fair Shot Agenda – a new statewide initiative that aims to ensure every Hoosier has a fair shot at success. “Every Hoosier deserves a fair shot to succeed – regardless of their age, where they go to school or what challenges they face,” said Young. The Fair Shot Agenda focuses on [...]

2018-02-23T13:40:37+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Water Resources Taskforce, Landowner Immunity, Road Projects and Utility Repair All Await Final Votes

Bill # and Title: HB 1267 – Water Infrastructure Task Force Authors: Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) and Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) Summary: Establishes a water infrastructure taskforce consisting of members appointed by the Governor. It requires the task force to: (1) study drinking water systems, wastewater management systems and storm water management systems; (2) create an empirical decision-making tool [...]

2018-02-23T13:34:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

BKD Named to Training Top 125 for Fifth Straight Year (Indianapolis)

BKD CEO Ted Dickman is pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive year BKD has been named to Training magazine’s Annual Top 125 list, which ranks companies by the effectiveness of their employee development programs. “This award is a tribute to the power of our strategic training and development as part of our commitment to providing unmatched client [...]

2018-02-23T16:36:21+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Wireless Structure Bill Headed to Governor for Signature

Bill # and Title: HB 1050 – Small Cell Wireless Structures Author: Rep. David Ober (R-Albion) Summary: Provides that the definition of “wireless support structure” does not include a utility pole owned or operated by: (1) a public utility; (2) a municipality; (3) an electric membership corporation; or (4) a rural electric cooperative. Does include wireless carriers. Provides that [...]

2018-02-23T13:31:05+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Sunday Alcohol Sales Coming Very Soon

Bill # and Title: SB 1 – Sunday Carryout Sales Author: Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) Summary: Allows package liquor stores, grocery stores, convenience stores, drug stores and qualifying restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages for carryout on Sunday from the hours of noon until 8 p.m. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by [...]

2018-02-23T13:27:24+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Drug Formulary Bill for Worker’s Comp Garners More Opposition, But Still Passes House Committee

Bill and Title: SB 369 – Workers Compensation Drug Formulary Author: Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) Summary: Except during a medical emergency, prohibits workers’ compensation and occupational disease compensation reimbursement for drugs specified in the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) Workers’ Compensation Drug Formulary Appendix A published by MCG Health as “N” drugs. Permits a prescribing physician to request to prescribe [...]

2018-02-23T13:25:40+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Key Education Bills Ready for Floor Votes

Computer Science Bill Passes Committee Unanimously Bill # and Title: SB 172 – Computer Science Curriculum Author: Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) Summary: Establishes the Next Level Computer Science Grant Program and the Next Level Computer Science Fund to award grants, after June 30, 2019, to eligible entities to implement teacher professional development programs for training in teaching computer science. [...]

2018-02-23T13:20:28+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Asbestos Transparency Bill Testimony Taken, Status in Doubt

Bill # and Title: HB 1061 – Asbestos Litigation Author: Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) Summary: Urges the Legislative Council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the topic of the appropriate statute of repose duration for certain product liability actions. Requires certain disclosures regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims in civil asbestos actions. Provides medical criteria to set aside [...]

2018-02-23T13:14:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Amendments Make SaaS Bill Even Better

Bill # and Title: SB 257 – Sales Tax on Software Author: Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Fort Wayne) Summary: Provides that for purposes of the sales tax, a person is a retail merchant making a retail transaction when the person sells, rents, leases or licenses for consideration the right to use prewritten computer software delivered electronically. Specifies, however, that a [...]

2018-02-23T13:16:00+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|