Advocacy

Government Affairs

The Indiana Builders Associations’ Government Affairs Team advocates for legislative and regulatory reforms that benefit the building industry. IBA’s experienced lobbyists monitor legislation and agency rules and work to amend or defeat measures that would adversely impact the industry.

IBA takes an active role in the following issues impacting home builders
  • Business Regulation
  • Taxation
  • Construction Codes & Standards
  • Insurance
  • Labor
  • Land Development
  • Energy & Environment

Want to support our cause?

Get Involved

There are several opportunities to become familiar with and more engaged in IBA’s advocacy.

 

Committees

Join a committee! During the IBA board meetings, several committees meet to discuss matters important to the association and industry.  Committee meetings are open for any IBA member to attend and participate in. To get involved with a committee, please view the committee descriptions and submit the form.

 

Legislative Day at the Statehouse

Come to Legislative Day! IBA hosts a legislative day at the Indiana Statehouse every year while the Indiana General Assembly is in session. This is a valuable opportunity for members to talk with their state representatives and state senators face-to-face.

 

Legislative & Regulatory Report

Read the Legislative & Regulatory Report! IBA sends a weekly e-newsletter that provides updates on proposed legislation and regulatory issues while the Indiana General Assembly is in session.  Access archived issues of the Legislative & Regulatory Report here.

 

VoterVoice

Subscribe to VoterVoice! IBA’s grassroots advocacy system through VoterVoice allows home building professionals to connect easily with their elected leaders on issues that affect their business. Through VoterVoice, members are alerted to the issue, matched to their correct elected officials, and guided through the message sending process. While our Advocacy Team is a constant presence at the Statehouse during the legislative session, our member’s efforts to contact their statewide elected officials and state legislators on key issues makes that presence much stronger. All IBA members and their employees are encouraged to subscribe to VoterVoice by clicking here.

 

Indiana Builders PAC

Give to Indiana Builders PAC! Indiana Builders PAC enables builders and lobbyists to develop effective networking programs with Indiana government leaders and has produced effective results in numerous political campaigns. Every dollar the PAC spends on electing business-friendly legislators and keeping them in office represents an investment in our future that will pay exponential dividends in the years to come. All campaign contributions are based upon candidates or incumbents history and philosophy of support for pro-growth and affordable housing as well as support of overall business issues. Click here to donate to Indiana Builders PAC.

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