Rep. Ziemke earns top score from Indiana Chamber

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00 am

STATEHOUSE (June 16, 2017) — State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) earned a 100 percent on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Vote Analysis for her support of pro-jobs, pro-economy legislation.

Ziemke’s score is based on her performance during the 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly and her 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 April stood at 3.6 percent, which is lower than the national average of 4.4 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.

“Recent rankings show Indiana leading the nation in areas like job growth, economic outlook and regulatory climate,” Ziemke said. “As a lawmaker, I’ll continue to vote for policies that build on this success and help to create an environment where businesses can grow and attract talented workers.”

Ziemke received a four-year aggregate score of 97 percent. 

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State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) represents House District 55, which includes
all of Fayette County and portions of Decatur, Franklin, Ripley and Rush counties.

A high-resolution photo of Ziemke 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.”