The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is a partner for the U.S. Census 2020, working with a broad coalition to ensure that our community has a high participation rate.
As part of that effort, we're publicizing the availability of jobs to help with the Census count in 2020. The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting staff, and office staff.
Click here for details about Census 2020 jobs and how to apply.
U.S. Senator Mike Braun was the featured speaker at the Chamber's Nov. 15 Federal Focus Luncheon, drawing about 200 people to Ivy Tech's Shreve Hall.
During a Q&A with Chamber CEO Erin Predmore, Sen. Braun discussed his views on the federal deficit, tariffs, climate change, the current impeachment process and ... mushroom hunting!
The event was recorded live for the Chamber's 3 Things Podcast , available on Nov. 20.
Click here for the Herald-Times coverage of this event.
The 2019 DC Fly-In included two days packed with briefings from federal staff at all levels and opportunities to advocate for the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce's legislative agenda.
Highlights included updates from:
In addition, participants met with legislative staff for Indiana Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young, and staff for Reps. Trey Hollingsworth (District 9), Greg Pence (District 6), Larry Bucshon (District 8), Andre Carson (District 7), Susan Brooks (District 5) and Pete Visclosky (District 1).
Mary Morgan, the Chamber's Director of Advocacy & Public Policy, was among the group of about 50 people who attended the DC Fly-In. Other participants from Bloomington/Monroe County included Darby McCarty and Liz Irwin of Smithville Communications, and Doug McDaniel of Scientia.
The DC Fly-In was organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
As we look to 2020, the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is seeking input on issues that take priority for our members, local businesses and others throughout our community. Results from this 2019 Public Policy and Legislative Survey will help guide our legislative priorities and shape our advocacy in the coming year.
Please click the button below to weigh in – and thanks for your feedback!
On Oct. 9-10 we'll be converging in our nation's capital for some face time with our federal legislators – and you can come along!
Organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the D.C. Fly-In includes a legislative briefing, a keynote breakfast with Craig Moringiello of the FBI, and office visits with legislators.
The headquarter hotel is the Hyatt Regency Washington Capitol Hill. Click here to book your room. Attendees are responsible for their own travel plans.
Interested? Contact Mary Morgan, the Chamber's Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, for more info.
Director of Advocacy & Public Policy