[r85] Rep. Pond recieves a perfect scor for job creation efforts (9/14/2012)

Friday, September 14, 2012

Start Date: 9/14/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 9/14/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM

Rep. Pond receives a perfect score for job creation efforts

STATEHOUSE-  The annual Legislative Vote Analysis completed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce ranked  Rep. Pond (R-New Haven) as having a 100 percent when it comes to legislation creating jobs in Indiana.

“The economy and jobs is the number one issue on the minds of Hoosiers today, and it was important to me that my votes in Indianapolis reflect our district’s top priorities,” said Rep. Pond.  “I am humbled by the Chamber giving me a perfect score for my job creation efforts.”

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," stated 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.

“Voting for legislation which helps create the proper conditions for an economy where job growth, small businesses and entrepreneurship thrives has been a top priority for me.   A strong economy goes a long way,” said Rep. Pond.

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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