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July / August 2015

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Volume 18, Number 4



COVER STORY: Indiana Vision 2025 Report Card

Four drivers, 33 goals and 59 metrics are used to evaluate progress in the economic development action plan. Find out where movement is taking place – and where challenges remain. Full story

Long Waits; Big Results
Legislative victories often don’t come quickly. That proved to be true with five issues that were pushed across the finish line in the 2015 Indiana General Assembly session. Full story

RV Business is Booming
Elkhart County is home to the majority of the North American recreational vehicle industry. Manufacturers, dealers and suppliers are thriving as production nears record levels. Full story


Scoring Indiana’s Legislators
The annual Legislative Vote Analysis grades lawmakers on their voting performance on pro-jobs, pro-economy policy. Full story

Protecting the Water
Two new laws will help the state obtain additional data on available water resources. Full story

Indiana Vision 2025: Superior Infrastructure

  • Airports: Direct flights enhance business travel
  • Rail: Investments spur transit improvements
  • Profile: Truck City continues driving success
  • Broadband: Striving to make that final connection
  • Energy Briefs: CountryMark Pavilion; Energy Innovation Center; E15 pumps

Workplace Wellness: Healthy Vending
New options from employers/vendors offer employees a variety of snack choices. Full story

Indiana Ingenuity: Ikelite
Underwater photography business embraces history, makes its home far from aquatic destinations. Full story

County Spotlight
Kosciusko County may be widely known for orthopedics, but it also brings diverse strength in its agricultural industries. Full story

President’s Message

Chamber Report
Workforce survey; Tweet Street

Quick Hits
Infrastructure advances

In Pictures
Best Place to Work; Chamber events

Found Elsewhere
Internship breakdown