Rep. Zent earns perfect score from Indiana Chamber

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

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

Zent’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 our dedication to fiscal responsibility and a thriving business climate, Indiana is a national economic leader,” Zent said. “I will continue to support policies that will help protect Hoosier jobs, attract talented workers to our state and keep us on the right track.”

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

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State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) represents House District 51, which

includes most of LaGrange and Steuben counties.

A high-resolution photo of Zent 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.”