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In the Spotlight: BPAG Honored for its Strategic Communications Projects and Campaigns

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter recognized Indiana’s top public relations and communications talent at the 2018 Pinnacle Awards on Wednesday, April… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Amy Cornell Talks Trade With the IndyStar

Amy Cornell was recently quoted in an IndyStar story focusing on trade. Read the article here.

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In the Spotlight: Our New D.C. Office

On Tuesday, March 20, Bose Public Affairs Group hosted an open house our new office in Washington, D.C. The event allowed clients, special guests and… Read more

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In the Spotlight: James Brown and the STEM Education Coalition partner with the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network recently partnered with the STEM Education Coalition and other STEM-focused organizations to create the STEM Ambassadors Program, which aims… Read more

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BPAG Insights: President should look to Ivy Tech as example

In Indiana, we get a lot of things right. I want to applaud the Trump administration for looking to Indiana as an example for health care… Read more

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Bose Washington Partners Recaps President Trump’s First State of the Union

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union (SOTU) address, his second time addressing a joint session of… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Patty Power and Bose bring Gila County’s interests to Washington, D.C.

Patty Power and BPAG have represented Arizona’s Gila County in Washington, D.C. for 11 years. Patty recently traveled to Arizona for a weeklong visit, where… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Justin Swanson says stigma may be hemp’s greatest obstacle

The Indiana Hemp Industries Association wants to make industrial hemp a billion-dollar industry over the next two years, but its greatest obstacle may be overcoming… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Indiana Report October 2017

In this issue: Governor Holcomb announces legislative agenda. Interim committees conclude. Governor Holcomb unveils opioid epidemic resources. Read the full report.

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In the Spotlight: Amy Cornell Chosen as Best and Brightest Finalist

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana has unveiled its list of “Indy’s Best and Brightest” finalists, and Amy Cornell is included! She is one of 10 finalists… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Jenny Drewry on Indiana’s alcohol laws

Jenny Drewry recently appeared on an episode of the DRNK CLTR podcast to discuss the history of Indiana’s alcohol laws. Listen here.

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BPAG Insights: Good federal trade policies help Indiana

For Indiana, trade is a no-brainer. Trade is a vital and essential component of the U.S. and global economy. It fuels growth, supports jobs and… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Victor Smith on Inside Indiana Business

Victor Smith joins Gerry Dick on Inside Indiana Business INsiders to discuss Sunday sales, GEICO jobs announcement and the NCAA. Watch here.

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BPAG Insights: Della Cronin Promotes Advocacy for Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

Della Cronin, a Principal at Bose Washington Partners, recently joined the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)’s Diverse Podcast, where she and Jonna Gerken, President of… Read more

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In the Spotlight: You! Apply for a Summer 2018 Internship at our Washington, D.C. Office

Bose Public Affairs Group is seeking an intern during the summer of 2018 for the firm’s downtown Washington, D.C. offices. The Bose Public Affairs Group… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Changes are Coming to Indiana’s Alcohol Laws

Changes are coming to Indiana’s alcohol laws. The 17-member Alcohol Code Revision Commission was tasked with evaluating Indiana’s alcohol laws – this year, they focused… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Governor gives stores 60 days to pull CBD oil from shelves

On November 21, 2017, Attorney General Hill released a 14-page advisory opinion stating that all CBD products sold and consumed in Indiana are illegal. On… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Record Development Numbers, Governor’s 2018 Agenda, Toll Roads

BPAG’s Roger Harvey joins Gerry Dick on Inside Indiana Business TV to discuss a record year for economic development in Indiana, the Governor outlines his… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Lindsey Gardner Talks STEM Funding & Policy Update

Lindsey Gardner gave an update on STEM funding and policy at the federal level,  including the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), budget and… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Amy Cornell to Lead Development of IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law/Purdue University Cooperative Agriculture Law Program

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Purdue University on Monday announced a new cooperative program in agriculture law. Amy Cornell, a vice… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Justin Swanson says stigma may be hemp’s greatest obstacle

The Indiana Hemp Industries Association wants to make industrial hemp a billion-dollar industry over the next two years, but its greatest obstacle may be overcoming… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Record Development Numbers, Governor’s 2018 Agenda, Toll Roads

BPAG’s Roger Harvey joins Gerry Dick on Inside Indiana Business TV to discuss a record year for economic development in Indiana, the Governor outlines his… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Indiana Report October 2017

In this issue: Governor Holcomb announces legislative agenda. Interim committees conclude. Governor Holcomb unveils opioid epidemic resources. Read the full report.

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In the Spotlight: Lindsey Gardner Talks STEM Funding & Policy Update

Lindsey Gardner gave an update on STEM funding and policy at the federal level,  including the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), budget and… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Amy Cornell Chosen as Best and Brightest Finalist

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana has unveiled its list of “Indy’s Best and Brightest” finalists, and Amy Cornell is included! She is one of 10 finalists… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Amy Cornell to Lead Development of IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law/Purdue University Cooperative Agriculture Law Program

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Purdue University on Monday announced a new cooperative program in agriculture law. Amy Cornell, a vice… Read more

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In the Spotlight: You! Apply now for a spring internship in our Washington, D.C. office.

Are you looking for real-life, hands-on work experience to supplement your college degree? Consider applying for an internship at Bose Public Affairs Group’s downtown Washington,… Read more

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In the Spotlight: James Brown on Lab Out Loud

In this episode of Lab Out Loud, James Brown explains what STEM educators need to know as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) takes full… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Indiana Report July 2017

In this Issue:  Sen. Kenley to Retire Sen. Mishler to Chair Appropriations State Closes Out Fiscal Year Study Committees Bose Indiana Report July 2017

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In the Spotlight: You! We’re hiring a fall intern in our Washington, D.C. office.

Are you looking for real-life, hands-on work experience to supplement your college degree? Consider applying for an internship at Bose Public Affairs Group’s downtown Washington,… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Dan Seitz Recognized with National Award for his Contributions

Bose Public Affairs Group is proud to announce that Dan Seitz, senior public advisory, is the recipient of the Buist M. Anderson Distinguished Service Award… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Doug Brown and Amy Cornell Recognized with 2017 Leadership in Law Awards

BME and BPAG are proud of Doug Brown and Amy Cornell, who have each been recognized with Indiana Lawyer‘s 2017 Leadership in Law Awards. Brown… Read more

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BPAG Insights: The U.S. Senate has given both Republicans and Democrats something to rue!

Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court today. What should be a meaningful moment for American democracy has… Read more

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In the Spotlight: BPAG Takes Home Top Honors for its Strategic Communications Campaigns

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter recognized Indiana’s top public relations and communications talent at the 2017 Pinnacle Awards on Wednesday, April… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Lilly Investments, UIndy Engineering, Former Indy GM Site

INsiders Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week’s top stories. This week, we sound off on on Lilly’s plans for $850… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Where in the world is the ‘Hudnut Hook?’

Indianapolis Star As far as local commercials go, the “Hudnut Hook” public-service ad from 1977 might stand above all the rest. Four decades after it… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Local farmers say bad road conditions are hurting business

WISH-TV State lawmakers are set to discuss a road funding bill on Tuesday morning. House Bill 1002 would raise the gas tax by $0.10 per… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Rachel Sorvig Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

BPAG’s own Rachel Sorvig earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) through the Universal Accreditation Board. Sorvig serves as Public Relations Director for the firm’s strategic communications team.  To… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Agribusiness Council of Indiana appoints Amy Cornell as President

Growing Indiana Amy Cornell, second vice president at Bose Public Affairs Group LLC and of counsel at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, has been selected… Read more

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In the Spotlight: 2017 IBJ Forty Under 40 — Andrew Miller

Indianapolis Business Journal As the youngest principal at one of the largest public affairs and lobbying firms in Indiana, Miller is at the forefront of… Read more

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BPAG Insights: Long-term Indiana Infrastructure Push Heats Up

Hoosier Ag Today Wednesday snowfall may have temporarily hidden some Indiana potholes, but the debate on how to fund a long-term solution for repairs and… Read more

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BPAG Insights: IPS Students Learn Important Skills Thanks to Junior Achievement Leaders

WXIN Junior achievement leaders and volunteers – including BPAG’s own Andy Miller – met with students at IPS William Mckinley School Number 39. Read more here.

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BPAG Insights: Obama’s Presidency and the Democratic Party

INforefront With President Obama in the final days of his Presidency, he gave his final speech in Chicago, he took his last flight on Air… Read more

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In the Spotlight: 2016 Woman of Influence – Jennifer Ping

Indianapolis Business Journal Jennifer Ping, Principal and Managing Director of Strategic Business Services at BPAG was just named to the IBJ’s Women of Influence Class… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Senator Donnelly Visits ElectroSpec in Franklin, Indiana

Leaders of ElectroSpec, including company CEO Jeff Smith, greeted Senator Donnelly on October 21, 2016, where Smith explained the company’s Steriplate process, shared background on ElectroSpec… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Trevor Vance gives voice to client Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers in policy debate on future of auto sales

Indianapolis Business Journal “When Tesla was made for the 1 percent, we handled the 99 percent,” Trevor Vance, who represents the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers,… Read more

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In the Spotlight: We must invest in a well-educated STEM workforce

The Hill Today’s STEM students are tomorrow’s researchers, scientists, doctors, astronauts and engineers, as well as the teachers who will prepare future generations to follow… Read more

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BPAG Insight: The Workforce of the Future: A Policy Discussion on STEM and Computer Science Education

The Hill America’s long-term global competitiveness is dependent on the development of a strong science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. In fact, careers in… Read more

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Potential Tariff Relief on the Horizon for Manufacturers Who Import Materials

Federal legislation soon will allow some U.S. manufacturers a major tax break. Manufacturers using materials not available in the United States or sold domestically in… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Democrats Hate to Miss Out on a Good Political Fight

INforefront After Donald Trump won the Indiana primary and his opponents dropped out of the race, the political elite began pontificating on the great division… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Indiana Voters ARE Important

INforefront Indiana played a pivotal role yesterday in deciding and translating the 2016 Presidential Primary Election. This time last year the political establishment was telling… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Indiana could be the next leader in sustainability through hemp

NUVO The revival of the hemp industry in Indiana could cause an economic, industrial, and agricultural boom for the state. BPAG’s Justin Swanson gives his… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Women Leave STEM Jobs for the Reasons Men Want To

U.S. News & World Report A culture study shows that men and women in STEM jobs have similar values but they lead to different actions…. Read more

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BPAG Insight: Legislators bet on fantasy sports

The Indiana Lawyer With figures that say between 500,000 and 1 million Hoosiers play daily fantasy sports, state legislators decided now was the time to… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Carolyn Elliott Provides Legislative Update at IEDA Spring Conference

Indiana Economic Development Association 2016 Spring Conference Carolyn Elliott recently spoke at the Indiana Economic Development Association’s Spring Conference to give an update on the… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Help Push the City’s Education Efforts in a New Direction

Chalkbeat Indiana Who is Ahmed Young? At age 36, he’s been a teacher in IPS, Lawrence Township and New York City, and he’s been a… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Jeff Belskus Named Indy Eleven President

Indy Eleven Indy Eleven Professional Soccer owner Ersal Ozdemir announced today that former Indianapolis Motor Speedway President and CEO Jeff Belskus has assumed the president’s… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Ping Elected to Chair of the Marion County Republican Party

IBJ Jennifer Ping will be the first woman to serve as chair of the Marion County Republican Party. The party’s precinct committee members elected Ping… Read more

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The Buzz: Boeing 747 to Buzz Downtown Indianapolis

WTHR Rolls-Royce and Raytheon will be flying a Boeing 747 at low altitude during the noon hour Tuesday (December 15) to give their employees and… Read more

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Bose Public Affairs Group Acquires mCapitol Management’s Public Affairs Business

Veteran lobbyist Brad Queisser joins firm’s DC office Bose Public Affairs Group LLC has acquired mCapitol Management’s public affairs business as part of the firm’s… Read more

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Justin Swanson Joins Bose McKinney & Evans and Bose Public Affairs Group

Bose McKinney & Evans LLP and Bose Public Affairs Group LLC are proud to announce the hire of Justin Swanson to the law and public… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Elekta Earns Top Rank in 2015’s Best in KLAS for Radiation Therapy

WTRF Elekta took the first place ranking in KLAS’s recently released 2015 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical & Infrastructure report. KLAS, an independent research firm,… Read more

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In the Spotlight: ANS’s Klein Talks Challenges Ahead for Industry in Power Plan Compliance

E&ETV Last week, the White House held a nuclear energy summit that was largely positive on nuclear’s role as part of a climate change solution…. Read more

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The Buzz: House and Senate Negotiators Have Reached Preliminary ESEA Deal

Education Week Christmas seems to have came early this year for education advocates. After weeks of long and hard negotiations, House and Senate lawmakers have… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Former Mayor Hudnut Offers Hogsett Advice

WIBC Indianapolis’ longest running mayor has some friendly advice for Democratic Mayor-Elect Joe Hogsett.  Four-term, former Republican Mayor William Hudnut says it’s important for mayors to… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Thoughts on Leadership

Bill Hudnut Talk of leadership fills the air.  Today, Indianapolis is electing a new Mayor, and one hopes, a new leader.  On the network news, the… Read more

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The Buzz: Hogsett Wins to be Next Indianapolis Mayor

Herald Bulletin Democrat Joe Hogsett was elected to become the 49th mayor of Indianapolis, cruising to an easy victory on a Tuesday election night that… Read more

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The Buzz: Education Secretary Duncan Stepping Down

Politico Education Secretary Arne Duncan, an unwavering advocate for low-income and minority students and longtime basketball buddy to President Barack Obama, said Friday he will… Read more

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The Buzz: What John Boehner Told Me the Night Before He Resigned

Washington Post It was late Thursday at the Capitol, and the crowds had gone. Outside House Speaker John A. Boehner’s suite, the halls were empty… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Camille Blunt to Accept ‘Breakthrough Women’ Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women

Bose Public Affairs Bose Public Affairs Group LLC is proud to announce Camille Blunt, second vice president at the firm, will be presented the 2015… Read more

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BPAG Insight: It’s Not Just About Lobbying Anymore

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BPAG Insight: Hudnut Wins State’s Highest Tourism Honor

Fox19 Now Former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut was honored Friday as part of the Lieutenant Governor’s Hoosier Hospitality Awards ceremony at the Indiana State Fair…. Read more

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In the Spotlight: RE/MAX 2015 Mid-West Recreational Property Report

RE/MAX  INTEGRA Why aren’t you at the lake? See the 2015 Recreational Property Report for the Midwest. Read more here.

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The Buzz: Pay As You Go

Politico Magazine If you ask transportation wonks how we should really pay for our roads, one idea keeps coming up, over and over: A per-mile… Read more

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BPAG Insight: A Look at The Benefit Corporation

Inside Indiana Business  Fifteen years into the new millennium, the idea that corporate profit should be a business’ main objective has mellowed. Consumers want more,… Read more

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In the Spotlight: BPAG clients named to IBJ’s list of Fastest-Growing Companies 2015

Indianapolis Business Journal Bose Public Affairs Group client’s Sondhi Solutions and Etica Group were named to the Indianapolis Business Journal’s list of Fastest-Growing Companies 2015…. Read more

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BPAG Insight: Bose McKinney & Evans Collaborates with Indy Chamber for Cyber Security Presentation

Bose McKinney & Evans Blog When Indy Chamber recently convened its Top Investor Luncheon, an invitation-only group of C-level executives and community leaders from Indianapolis… Read more

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In the Spotlight: San Antonio Missions among new UNESCO World Heritage Sites

PBS Five new sites around the world, including the San Antonio Missions in Texas, were awarded UNESCO World Heritage status on Sunday, officials of the United… Read more

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The Buzz: Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

US News & World Report The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld one of the main tenets of President Barack Obama’s health care law, ruling 6-3… Read more

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The Buzz: ‘Engage Cuba’ Officially Launches with TV Ad

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The Buzz: Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball – and Other Youth Sports

Wall Street Journal Popular sports, including soccer and basketball, have suffered as youth sports participation in general has declined and become more specialized. A pervasive… Read more

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In the Spotlight: How Nuclear Power-Generating Reactors Have Evolved

The Conversation Nuclear energy started beneath the football stands at the University of Chicago. That’s where, in late 1942, a group of scientists under Enrico Fermi… Read more

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The Buzz: U.S. Removes Cuba From State-Sponsored Terrorism List

New York Times The Obama administration on Friday removed Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a crucial step in normalizing ties between… Read more

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The Buzz: Facebook Use Polarizing? Site Begs to Differ

New York Times So much information now comes through digital engines shaped by our preferences — Facebook, Google and others suggest content based on what… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Advice for Indianapolis’ next mayor

Indianapolis Business Journal The next few months will set the tone for a new administration and the city’s future. Read More.

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The Buzz: Debunking the Myth That Only Drivers Pay for Roads

The Atlantic Landing on the moon was still a wild dream the last time gas taxes paid nearly the full cost of our roads. Sure… Read more

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The Buzz: Counties Press for MAP-21 Reauthorization During Infrastructure Week

National Association of Counties With MAP-21’s expiration in less than two weeks, county offi­cials’ hopes for a long-term surface transportation bill are giving way to… Read more

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BPAG Insight: The Legislature is gone! Are we safe now?

IN Forefront “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session”  Like everything else in life this statement is not… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Nuclear Industry Pushing for Changes to Obama’s Climate Rule

The Hill “The community doesn’t necessarily want preferential treatment, we just want equal treatment,” said Craig Piercy, the Washington representative of the American Nuclear Society…. Read more

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The Buzz: The Golden Quarter

Aeon Today, progress is defined almost entirely by consumer-driven, often banal improvements in information technology… As the US technologist Peter Thiel once put it: ‘We… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Senate ESEA Push Yields Huge Victory for STEM Education

STEM Education Coalition Last week the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee unanimously approved the Every Child Achieves Act, a bill that would comprehensively… Read more

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BPAG Insight: BPAG Communications Work Shines at Local and Regional PRSA Award Programs

Bose Public Affairs Group On a night the local public relations industry gathered together to let its best work shine, the members of the Bose… Read more

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The Buzz: Should there be a No Child Left Behind for U.S. Universities?

Brookings Institute Public colleges get subsidies from their states based only on student “seat time” – regardless of whether students complete their programs or get… Read more

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In the Spotlight: HB 1273 Gets Strong Senate Support

Indy Eleven The Indiana Senate voted 46-3 today in favor of an amended version of House Bill 1273, which would lay the framework to secure… Read more

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The Buzz: A Simple Guide to the Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

New York Times Negotiators said they reached a preliminary accord to limit Tehran’s nuclear program. Here’s a guide to help you navigate the talks. Read… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Dropping Dimes Foundation Launches New Website

DDF The Dropping Dimes Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at helping disadvantaged former ABA players, launched a new website this week. Read more here.

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BPAG Insight: DeVillez Spotlights as WGR Featured Member

Women in Government Relations Aubrey recently joined the Education Task Force and the Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Task Force and looks forward to participating in these… Read more

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The Buzz: US Senator Dan Coats Will Not Seek Reelection

Indy Star U.S. Sen. Dan Coats has decided not to run for reelection. “It has a lot to do with age,” he said in a… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Mayor Ballard Demonstrates Adult Supervision

IBJ Indiana Forefront I can drink or be obnoxious in my home but if I step into public, I should be held responsible for my… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Ping Speaks at NAWBO 40th Anniversary Celebration

Bose Public Affairs Group On the floor of the Indiana Statehouse, it’s not every day that you see the Assistant Democratic Caucus Chair happily hand… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Sarah Owens Joins Bose Public Affairs Group

Bose Public Affairs Group Bose Public Affairs Group LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Owens as account executive with the government relations… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Rep. Joe Courtney “Promote STEM for Security and Prosperity”

The Hill According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM occupations grew at three times the pace of non-STEM jobs from 2004 to 2012, a… Read more

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In the Spotlight: PDAC 2015 – Westmoreland CEO a Rising Star

Financial Post If Mr. Alessi is a bit of an unknown in the mining business today, he won’t be for long. He is the CEO… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Wilt Talks #Stadium4Indiana

Indy Eleven Indiana House lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favor of House Bill 1273, which would allow for the construction of a multipurpose stadium in downtown… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Warning – Cliffs Ahead

Bose Public Affairs Group As 2015 moves along, Congress faces many legislative deadlines. Read more here.

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The Buzz: House Passes One-Week Funding Extension for Homeland Security

Washington Post The seven-day funding extension, approved by a vote of 357 to 60, came just hours before money for the department was to run… Read more

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The Buzz: Senate to Hold Highway Bill Hearing

The Hill The hearing, which is the panel’s second infrastructure funding meeting this year, comes as lawmakers are facing a May 31 deadline for renewing… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Piercy Named to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee

Inside Indiana Business Craig Piercy, managing principal of Federal Relations for Bose Public Affairs Group, has been named to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Governor Mike Pence Names Ahmed Young to the Indiana Civil Rights Commission

Bose Public Affairs Group Ahmed Young, second vice president at Bose Public Affairs Group and an associate at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, has been… Read more

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The Buzz: Pence Touts Indiana Education, Work Force Efforts

INside Indiana Business Governor Mike Pence used his time before Congress this morning to tout the state’s career and technical education efforts. During a hearing… Read more

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The Buzz: Obama Budget Proposal Would Boost Spending Beyond ‘Sequestration’ Caps

Washington Post President Obama will present a federal budget proposal on Monday that would exceed restrictive spending caps mandated by Congress four years ago and… Read more

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The Buzz: ESEA Testing In Flux After Senate Hearing

Education Week The Senate education committee convened last week to take up the divisive education policy debate over whether to scrap federally mandated annual tests… Read more

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The Buzz: Indiana State of the State Address

C-SPAN Governor Mike Pence (R) gave a report on the state of the State of Indiana to a joint session in the House Chamber. Read… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Senate Bill Would Ease Access to Adoptees’ Birth Records

Indy Star Fourteen other states have repealed laws that sealed adoption records, according to the Hoosiers for Equal Access to Records. Read more.

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BPAG Insight: Tully – Democratic Stalwart Reflects on Life, Politics in His Final Days

Indy Star The old political stories were great. So was the history lesson. But what stood out, more than anything, were the smiles. Read more… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Hoosier Hospitals Create New Tool to Help Health Care Shoppers

IBJ The Indiana Hospital Association is pushing ahead with a new web tool to give Hoosier patients’ price and quality information about the more than… Read more

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The Buzz: How Will Washington Change with a Republican Congress in 2015?

CBS News Change is coming to Washington in 2015 with the Republicans controlling the House and Senate for the first time in eight years. They… Read more

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The Buzz: Bill Would Let Pence Run for Governor, White House in 2016

Indy Star Indiana voters could find something unusual on the ballot in 2016 under a measure state lawmakers will consider next year. Read more here.

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The Buzz: Who’s Been Naughty and Nice in Politics?

Politico Magazine It’s been a very busy year in America’s capital, and once again Santa has been making his list and checking it twice, deciding… Read more

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The Buzz: The President, the Panic, and the CRomnibus

Politico At about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer came bounding off the floor with news he had been waiting for all… Read more

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In the Spotlight: 2014 CFO of the Year – Scott Reinholt

IBJ “If you go into a restaurant and have duck,” said Scott Reinholt, “It’s likely a Maple Leaf duck.” Read more here.

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The Buzz: Speaker Bosma Announces House Committee Assignments

State of Indiana, House of Representatives House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments today for the 119th General Assembly. Read more here.

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In the Spotlight: Cyber Monday is Amazon’s Busiest Day of the Year

Indiana Dispatch On the floor of the million-square-foot warehouse, workers push bright yellow crates filled with books, “Frozen” toys and computers. Read more here.

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The Buzz: For Rep. Woody Burton, Fight Against Domestic Violence is Personal

Indy Star The Indiana House is making a big push to increase awareness — and, possibly, funding — to fight domestic violence. For one lawmaker,… Read more

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The Buzz: A Wave—but No Tsunami

National Journal Go ahead and call it a wave. Heading into Election Day at The Cook Political Report, we expected a Republican gain of five… Read more

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In the Spotlight: $100 Million ‘Phil Collins Alamo Collection’ in the Works

Rolling Stone Remember The Alamo – and the generosity of Phil Collins. According to Reuters, the pop-rock-prog legend has donated a significant chunk of his famed Alamo… Read more

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The Buzz: President Obama to Visit Indiana Friday

Fox 59 A White House official confirmed to FOX59 Monday that President Barack Obama would be in Indiana on Friday. Read more here.

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BPAG Insight: Fixing A Polarized American Democracy

IN ForeFront As Americans we must engage as we have throughout history to demand that our policymakers solve problems and not just resort to blaming… Read more

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The Buzz: After Five-Week Recess, Congress Might Cut September Session Short

The Hill After a five-week summer recess that President Obama mocked as a “vacation,” the House and Senate might only be in session for a… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Eli Lilly Insulin Tops Lantus in Two Tests

Indy Star Eli Lilly and Co. reported more successful late-stage trials for a unique insulin it hopes to put on the market in the next… Read more

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In the Spotlight: Policymakers Hail STEM Education as a Strong Foundation, Pushing Innovation

Washington Post Although a recent study found that almost 75 percent of those who have science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) bachelor’s degrees have jobs… Read more

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BPAG Insight: Roger Harvey and Rick Gevers & Associates President Rick Gevers on ‘Inside Indiana Business’

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The Buzz: Indiana’s First Female Chief Justice Is Named

South Bend Tribune Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first… Read more

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Visited Southern Indiana’s Entrepreneurial Community

Louisville Business First Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was getting back in touch with his roots Wednesday. Read more here.

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U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett To Join Bose McKinney & Evans Law

Indiana Public Media U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett is joining the law firm Bose McKinney & Evans after announcing earlier this month that he was stepping… Read more

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Congressional Testimony of President of Electro-Spec on Development of Antimicrobial Finish

Electro-Spec Jeff Smith, President/CEO of Electro-Spec, Inc. was honored to testify this morning before the United States House of Representatives: Subcommittee on Research and Technology… Read more

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House, Senate Committees Reach Tentative Agreement On VA Bill

Huffington Post A tentative agreement has been reached by the chairmen of the U.S. Senate and House veterans committees on legislation aimed at resolving the… Read more

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Plans Unveiled for New Criminal Justice Center

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A Problem Like No Other: Science And Politics

NPR Over the past 200 years, we’ve used science to fundamentally change the meaning of human culture via revolutions in industry, transportation and communications. Read… Read more

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How the Recession Reshaped the Economy, in 255 Charts

New York Times Five years since the end of the Great Recession, the private sector has finally regained the nine million jobs it lost. But… Read more

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Congress detours from common sense on the Highway Trust Fund

Washington Post Both parties want to do nothing but squabble before this year’s election. Read full article here.

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Mark Lawrance named new Director of IU Public Policy Institute

IU Public Policy Institute R. Mark Lawrance has been named Director of the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (PPI). Read full article here.

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Dallara, the manufacturer of the Indy Car chassis, featured on Good Morning America

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STEM Ed Coalition Featured on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

STEM Education Coalition The Coalition’s Executive Director, James Brown, was featured on SPAN’s Washington Journal program this morning to discuss President Obama’s agenda for STEM… Read more

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Congressman Luke Messer appointed to House Financial Services Committee

Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) was officially appointed to serve on the House Committee on Financial Services. Read more here.

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Noblesville Gets Second Chance at Cyclotron with $30M Proposed Zevacor Molecular Project

Current in Noblesville Noblesville may have missed out bringing the second cyclotron in the world to the city when Positron Corp. walked away from plans… Read more

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Manweiler: Should Indiana Retain A Citizens Legislature?

IN Forefront Now that the Indiana House Ethics Committee has refused to find Representative Turner in violation of an ethics code, and he has been… Read more

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BPAG Proud to Sponsor 2014 Indianapolis Press Club Foundation Last Row Part

Race car fans can meet Indy 500 drivers at the “Last Row Party” on Thursday, May 22nd from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. Register for… Read more

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Zeke Turner: Issue Isn’t My Father, but Nursing Home Quality

Indy Star This past week, the House Ethics Committee cleared Rep. P. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, of any impropriety in the defeat of the proposed nursing… Read more

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Hammond shifts recycling to Republic Services

nwi.com Hammond is moving its recycling program from a division of the Department of Public Works to a private contractor. Read full article here.

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Meet Dan Seitz with BPAG’s New Strategic Advisory Services Team

Dan Seitz has more than four decades of experience representing diverse public policy interests in the Indiana legislature and working with Indiana regulatory agencies. Find… Read more

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ICYMI: Roger Harvey joined the INsiders with Gerry Dick on IIB

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Meet John Whitaker with BPAG’s New Strategic Advisory Services Team

As a veteran executive who has amassed extensive experience in the energy industry, Whitaker works with clients on a variety of issues related to energy,… Read more

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Bose Report: 2014 General Assembly Overview

This year’s session was known as a short session because the state budget is only dealt with on a biennial basis during odd-numbered years in… Read more

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