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Indy Chamber’s BACPAC Announces Candidate Endorsements
INDIANAPOLIS – (April 30, 2012) The Business Advocacy and Political Action Committee (BACPAC) of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce announces the endorsement of select candidates for the upcoming primary elections.
The BACPAC carefully examined a number of races and subsequently made thoughtful decisions on the candidates that they would support. The endorsed candidates for office share priorities of less regulation and market-based solutions, as well as economic development, government efficiency, mass transit, neighborhood redevelopment and education.
The BACPAC is officially endorsing the following candidates: Todd Huston (District 37), Steve Braun (District 24), Bob Behning (District 91), Kathy Richardson (District 29), Bob Cherry (District 53), John Price (District 47), Brad Rider (District 92- Republican) and Tyjuan Garrett (District 92- Democrat).
“The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse these public servants, and we look forward to joining forces to drive economic growth and promote regionalism, while making Central Indiana the best place to live, work, and raise a family,” said Phil Terry, chair of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy and Political Action Committee.
The mission of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy and Political Action Committee (BACPAC) is to enhance the implementation of Chamber public policy priorities through political involvement. The BACPAC is bipartisan, supporting both Democrats and Republicans whose stance on the issues align with the Chamber’s legislative agenda. The BACPAC takes a proactive approach to political involvement by implementing a formal candidate selection process.
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About the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce is the voice of progress and improvement for the Central Indiana business community. With membership of more than 3,600 businesses representing 279,000 employees in Central Indiana, the Indy Chamber is leading the effort to strengthen the business climate, improve the state of education, revitalize neighborhoods and enhance the region’s workforce. Formed in 1890, the Chamber is currently led by Scott Miller, president. For more information about the Indy Chamber, visit www.indychamber.com.