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    Phil Sicuso serves as the Chair of the Economic Development Department, where he focuses his practice on helping government and private sector entities work together to create economic growth. Phil possess a deep understanding of ...

Thank you for being a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 26th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 13, 2017.

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Thank you for being a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 25th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on December 14. The impressive lineup of speakers, including 17 elected officials, and a robust agenda helped make this year’s conference the highest attended ever; thank you again to ...

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As we close out 2013 and another successful Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP Legislative Conference, we’re pleased to know that we’ve had a hand in helping to kick off the 2014 legislative session.  Nearly 300 conference attendees heard from Indiana’s top leaders, decision-makers and policy analysts. Attendees also had the distinct opportunity to be the first to hear about Governor ...

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A heavily debated bill that would have criminalized a wide variety of activities commonly used by average citizens to expose allegedly improper or unsavory business practices failed in the final days of Indiana’s 2013 legislative session.

Senate Bill 373 would have made it a misdemeanor offense for anyone without a contractual interest in the property of another person to enter ...

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It’s important for cities and towns to legally ensure that a casino developer provides the resources that are necessary to maximize the benefits and minimize the impacts that come along with casino gaming in a new location.

Multiple gaming jurisdictions (both new and mature) all around the country are either contemplating or fully embracing the construction of new casino-resort ...

Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Elect Glenda Ritz is set to speak at the 2012 Legislative Conference presented by Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, taking place at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 13. Ritz will be speaking on the “K-12 Education: Tweaking or Turning ’Round the Reforms, from Teachers to Takeovers” panel during one of the morning sessions from ...

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Indiana’s Nov. 6 election saw a sizable group of new legislators elected to both the Senate and House of Representatives.

Of the 150 lawmakers, four members of the Indiana Senate are preparing to serve their first term, and there are 25 freshman members of the Indiana House.

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Following the elections on Nov. 6, 2012, Republicans hold a supermajority in the Indiana Senate and Indiana House of Representatives. Republicans hold 37 of the 50 seats in the Indiana Senate and they gained nine more seats in the Indiana House to achieve a 69-31 majority. This “quorum-proof majority” gives Republicans enough seats to conduct business in both chambers without any Democratic members in attendance.

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The Indiana General Assembly’s Charity Gaming Study Committee has announced that it will be meeting on October 18 and October 25 to conduct hearings on topics assigned to it by the Legislative Council. The meeting on the 18th will include a charity gaming overview presentation by the Indiana Gaming Commission.

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In this series, Bingham Greenebaum Doll attorney Phil Sicuso provides examples of how Indiana’s new lobbying laws may impact executives, lobbyists and legislators. In 2010, the state legislature overhauled Indiana’s lobbying laws to include new provisions for reporting gifts and expenditures, as well as assigning higher dollar limits to non-compliance fines. Each ...



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