State Rep. Ed
Soliday, R-Valparaiso, has earned a 97-percent on the Indiana Chamber of
Commerce’s annual Legislative Vote Analysis for his pro-economy, pro-jobs
“Soliday’s score is
based on his performance during the 2018 session of the Indiana General
Assembly and his votes cast in agreement with the Indiana Chamber’s position
on 28 bills,” according to a statement released by the Indiana Chamber.
“Legislation included requiring computer science courses in schools,
workforce-related provisions and establishing a water infrastructure task
citizens alike should seek to have a clear, objective understanding of how
their legislators vote on vital issues and in turn, how that impacts their
individual prosperity,” Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar
said. “We applaud Representative Soliday for helping to ensure that a number
of positive policies were passed to aid working Hoosiers and their families,
and employers in their efforts to fill and grow jobs.”
unemployment rate in April stood at 3.2 percent, which is lower than the
national average of 3.8 percent, and The Nonpartisan Tax Foundation reported
that Indiana has “the No. 1 business climate in the Midwest and has the
fourth lowest property taxes nationwide,” the statement said.
and large, create jobs and spur economic growth in our community and across
the state,” Soliday said. “I will continue to support policies that help
Hoosier workers and drive Indiana’s economy forward.”
Soliday received a
four-year aggregate score of 95 percent.