Indiana Chamber of Commerce

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No county in Indiana adequately meets residents' needs for high-quality child care according to a report published by Early Learning Indiana this year. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce plans to make the issue one of its legislative priorities. 

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Hoosier businesses are back to dealing with the issues that were top of mind prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Indiana Chamber of Commerce survey shows more than half say they are unable to find enough qualified workers. 

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Several major companies in Indiana including Eli Lilly, Anthem and Roche Diagnostics said they will require COVID-19 vaccines for their employees. But many other Hoosier businesses say the Biden administration’s proposed mandate to require vaccines or weekly testing goes too far. 

Courtesy of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Just more than half of eligible Hoosiers 12 and over are fully vaccinated so far. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Wellness Council of Indiana launched a campaign Monday to recognize employers that encourage their workers to get vaccinated.


The Indiana Chamber of Commerce expressed frustration that the state Senate is not creating a high enough tax on vaping devices or increasing the cigarette tax. The Senate’s proposed budget rolls back what the House approved earlier this session.

A legislative study committee, tasked with studying the need for a statewide water plan, met for the first time today.