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 Chamber Continues Advocacy With Statehouse Visit Terre Haute, IN – More than a dozen members of The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce traveled to Indianapolis on Wednesday; one of the many visits to the Indiana Statehouse already in 2018. Part of the day’s mission was to meet with both local and state legislators to continue the conversation about the proposed Food and Beverage Tax (SB 35) and the overall theme of advancing Terre Haute and the entire West Central Indiana region. “I think it’s really...

Interns at RJL Solutions begin West Central Indiana branding initiative  RJL Solutions, an advocacy and strategic communications firm in downtown Terre Haute, recently hired two interns for the spring semester to complete a regional branding project for West Central Indiana. Kathryn Shema, a senior at Indiana State University, government affairs intern, and Anna Madden, a senior at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, public relations intern, joined the RJL Solutions team in January. “Governor Eric Holcomb has spoken about West Central Indiana’s biggest asset being the variety of...

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce President David Haynes gives a recap of the January Legislative Forum. At its monthly advocacy forum, the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce played host to our local legislators (Representatives Bruce Borders, Bob Heaton, Clyde Kersey and Alan Morrison and Senator Jon Ford) and over thirty Chamber members seeking to learn more about the current session of the Indiana General Assembly. Also in attendance and contributing to the conversations was Eighth District U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon. Each legislator had an opportunity to assess the...

Thank you for your interest and support of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce's Advocacy initiatives. Below are some highlights from our recent activities, as well as some upcoming events: The Chamber has partnered with RJL Solutions to enhance our Advocacy efforts. Attached to this email you will find a bill tracker report which provides details on all the bills currently being monitored on our behalf. As someone who is interested in our advocacy efforts, we will be providing these to you throughout the legislative...

Chamber Continues Advocacy Initiative With New Task Force Terre Haute, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the continuation of its government and policy mission with the creation of several regional initiatives. Beginning in 2018 the Chamber developed an Advocacy Committee Task Force which will spearhead the development of a comprehensive Defense Development strategy for Terre Haute, Vigo County and West Central Indiana. The Chamber’s Advocacy Committee is led by Sycamore Engineering Vice President Sara Smith. The Defense Development Task...