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1/10/2017 Member News
One Southern Indiana and Indiana Chamber of Commerce Present 2017 Legislative Preview and Agendas

 

NEW ALBANY, IND. (January 4, 2017) – One Southern Indiana(1si), the chamber of commerce and economic development organization for Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana, is proud to present the 2017 1si legislative agendas of the organization as well as the Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Monday, January 9, 2017, 8:00 a.m.  The breakfast event, which will be held at the Prosser Career Education Center, 4202 Charlestown Rd., in New Albany, Ind., will feature two speakers from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, R. Mark Lawrance, vice president, engagement and innovation policy and Mike Ripley, vice president, health care policy.  Key issues for the 2017 Indiana Chamber of Commerce are:

  • Economic Development/Infrastructure
  • Education
  • Energy/Environment
  • Health Care
  • Labor Relations
  • Taxation/Public Finance
  • Technology/Innovation
  • Local Government

The 1si Board of Directors has also approved the 2017 legislative agenda which will be presented by 1si President and CEO Wendy Dant Chesser.  Top priorities for the 1si Legislative Committee are:

  • Career-Ready Workforce and Educational Initiatives
  • Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Business-Friendly Tax and Fiscal Initiatives
  • Regional Initiatives
  • Civic Engagement

The cost of the event is $20 for members and $30 for future members.  Space is limited and registration is required.  To learn more about the event and register, visit web.1si.org/events.

About One Southern Indiana:

One Southern Indiana (1si) was formed in July of 2006 as the economic development organization and chamber of commerce serving Clark and Floyd counties. 1si’s mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the Southern Indiana / Louisville metro area.

Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-pronged approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in the initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. For more information on One Southern Indiana, visit www.1si.org     

MEDIA CONTACTS:

One Southern Indiana

Suzanne Ruark, 812.206.9050; suzanner@1si.org