Wednesday, August 16, we at NEI hosted our Regional Opportunities Council (ROC) at Sweetwater Sound and welcomed Indiana’s senior Senator Todd Young for an exclusive Q&A focused on priorities, legislation and opportunities at the federal level that impact the state and our region’s ability to successfully execute our economic development mission.
From Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly:
U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., participated in a fireside chat Aug. 16 hosted by Regional Opportunities Council of NEI in Fort Wayne. Young provided a legislative update and discussed his efforts to support economic development in Indiana, which includes his housing proposal.
“There were a lot of questions about quality of life and economic development issues from housing affordability to childcare to attracting high-tech work to this area,” Young said of the meeting. “I was able to address each of those because they happen to be areas that I’m working on.”
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Economic leaders from northeast Indiana held a Q&A session with U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R, Indiana) Wednesday afternoon at Sweetwater Sound.
Young said topics included the regional impact of the CHIPS Act and several of his pending legislative proposals to address the national housing shortage.
Young co-authored the CHIPS Act to encourage US semiconductor manufacturing after pandemic supply chain issues revealed most computer chips are made overseas.