Indiana Legislative Update Slow, Steady Work Goes On

After historically frigid weather the week prior, the Groundhog did not see his shadow and predicted an early spring. And, we’re all hoping for an early end to Session. Lawmakers returned to work, and enjoyed a week of steady progress at the statehouse, buckling down to do the work of moving bills out of committee.  Two bills …

A message from President & CEO, Tara Barney

I-69 Bridgelink Update Coming soon will be the biggest single infrastructure investment in our region—ever—the I-69 Bridge Project. More than just the bridge, this project will modernize existing interchanges, solve safety and congestion issues, open our options for moving about the region, and spur economic development. Our region is the largest in the United States …

Indiana Legislative Update – Record Breaking Cold Doesn’t Slow Down the Legislature

This week Mother Nature brought historic winter weather to the region with widespread closings from the bitter wind chills. In spite of falling temperatures, Indiana lawmakers remained hard at work during the deep freeze with focus on Committee hearings and many bills making it through second and third reading this 5th week of session. Some have …

2018: Indiana Closes Out Record-Breaking Year for Small Business Growth

Indiana SBDC & Indiana PTAC assist in new business starts, Hoosierjob opportunities and government contracts for small businesses The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) announced a record-breaking year for small business growth today with the Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helping launch 318 small businesses and secure $86.3 million in government …

e is for everyone – connecting the community

When we connect with one another and contribute to one another’s lives we can then celebrate together. It’s all about making connections – and we made a lot at @OneMainthis month. More than 70 new community champions ready to make e for everyone. #eisforeveryone#connect #contribute and #celebrate Evansville. Find out how you can become a community champion at eisforeveryone.com

Community Conversations to Discuss I-69 Ohio River Crossing

Residents can ask questions and provide written comments Two Community Conversations are scheduled this week to provide information and gather input on the preferred alternatives for the proposed I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX).  Both Community Conversations will include a project presentation and discussion with attendees.  Henderson Community ConversationWednesday, Jan. 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.            …

Indiana Legislative Update Bills Almost All Released

This week we closely followed the early movement of legislation and the individual assignment of bills to committees. Committee hearings are beginning to take place, while at the same time new bills are still yet to be assigned. The week’s highlights came as Governor Eric Holcomb delivered his 3rd State of the State address to a …

Southwest Indiana Chamber Announces results from Family Business peer group study

The Southwest Indiana Chamber Family Business Alliance in partnership with the Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center announced the results of a study performed by Diehl Consulting Group to examine and understand the efficacy of the Family Business Alliance Next Generation Peer group. The Next Generation Peer Group members are emerging leaders in various family …