Chamber to host legislative update

2013-05-21T16:43:00Z Chamber to host legislative updateJanice Bowden | Gary Chamber of Commerce nwitimes.com
May 21, 2013 4:43 pm  • 

GARY | On May 23, the Gary Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, will host a Legislative Update: 2013 Session Wrap-Up from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Ivy Tech Community College, 1440 E. 35th Ave., in Gary.

It will feature a panel of elected representatives including State representatives to discuss the 2013 State Legislative Session, as well as representatives from the Gary City Council and the Lake County Council.

This will be a valuable opportunity for Chamber members to receive updates on local and state legislation that will affect Gary businesses and organizations including: the county income tax, recently lifted tax caps, city ordinances related to general business licensing and rental property taxes, and Indiana Senate Bill 585.

Confirmed panelists:

·Councilman Jerome Prince, Lake County Council

·Rep. Vernon Smith, Indiana State Representative

·Sen. Earline Rogers, Indiana State Senator

·Sen. Lonnie Randolph, Indiana State Senator

·Councilman Kyle Allen, Gary Common Council President

This Legislative Update is being held for the benefit of Gary Chamber membership but is open to the public.

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Call (219) 885-7407 to RSVP.

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