Rep. Cook earns perfect score from Indiana Chamber

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

STATEHOUSE (June 20, 2017) — State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) earned a 100 percent on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Vote Analysis for his support of pro-jobs, pro-economy legislation.

Cook’s score is based on his performance during the 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly and his votes cast in agreement with the Indiana Chamber’s position on certain bills, including measures on long-term road funding, ISTEP replacement and pre-K expansion for children from low-income families.

“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 and CEO Kevin Brinegar.

According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indiana’s statewide unemployment rate as of May stood at 3.2 percent, which is lower than the national rate of 4.3 percent. U.S. News and World Report ranked Indiana as the best-run state in America based on fiscal responsibility, streamlined operations, improved services and enhanced transparency.

“With all of the recent legislation passed, Indiana is on the right track economically,” Cook said. “I will continue supporting policies that provide Hoosiers access to the best educational opportunities available to help prepare and retain a talented workforce for our state.”

Cook received a four-year aggregate score of 96 percent.

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State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) represents House District 32, which includes all of Tipton County

and portions of Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Howard and Grant counties.

A high-resolution photo of Cook can be downloaded by clicking here.

The Indiana Chamber partners with 24,000 members and investors – representing over four million Hoosiers – to achieve the mission of “cultivating a world-class environment which provides economic opportunity and prosperity.”