[R53] Rep. Cherry designated as a "Pro-Jobs" legislator (7/11/2012)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 7:00 pm

Start Date:  7/11/2012  Start Time:  12:00 AM
End Date:  7/11/2012  End Time:  11:59 PM
STATEHOUSE — The annual Legislative Vote Analysis completed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce ranked Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) as having a 97 percent when it comes to legislation creating jobs in Indiana.

“The past two years, we have done a tremendous amount for job creation in Indiana. My votes represent my constituents – and I am humbled that the Chamber has recognized me for that,” said Rep. Cherry.

The Chamber’s Vote Analysis has been produced for the past 28 years after every legislative session. The legislator’s scores are determined by his or her votes on particular bills and select amendments where the outcome of those bills and amendments on the state’s economy would have an impact on Indiana businesses. 

"We want employers and citizens to take note of this report because it makes it very clear which legislators were supportive of bettering Indiana's economic climate and which were not," said Indiana Chamber President Kevin Brinegar. 

Over the past eight years, House Republicans have built the best toolbox in the Midwest and arguably the nation when it comes to creating a climate for job growth. Indiana was also ranked as the number one state in biosciences, in addition to having 58 companies indicate to the IEDC that Indiana’s enactment of Right to Work will be a positive factor in their decision-making process of where to locate their current projects. 

“Businesses are investing in Indiana and our economy by relocating or expanding to our state,” said Rep. Cherry. “I am pleased that the legislation that we worked on is helping to bring more new job opportunities for Hoosiers.”
All scores and a full report can be viewed on the Indiana Chamber’s web site at www.indianachamber.com/lva.

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