AIC Update - Jan. 2, 2014


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In this edition of AIC Update AIC legislative staff discuss issues of potential significance during the 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Involved in the discussion: Andrew Berger, Director of Government Affairs; Danielle Coulter, Deputy Director of Government Affairs; and Christine Traina, Director of Planning and Professional Development.

State Needs More Transparency and Accountability for Local Tax Collections


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This edition of AIC Update features Andrew Berger, AIC Government Affairs Director, who discusses the impact to counties with regard to the mistake with LOIT distributions announced earlier this month by the Department of Revenue. Berger also talks about the AIC's proposal to the state for increasing accountability with this process. 

Correction to podcast: At about five minutes into the podcast when Andrew is talking about the delay between LOIT collections and distributions, he intended to say two years instead of two months.

NACo Prescription Discount Card Program now offering greater benefits


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The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) is very excited to be part of the new NACo Prescription Discount Drug Card offering. This new program provides the county with an option to retain $1.00 for the county general fund every time the NACo Prescription Discount Drug Card is used in your county to help citizens receive discounts on their prescription drugs. The company that provides the NACo card, CVS Caremark, will distribute the program administration fee to the county on a quarterly basis.

Indiana Based Government Cooperative Purchasing Program Wins National Contract

January 28, 2011 

Indianapolis - The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) is proud to announce that an Indiana based government purchasing cooperative established more than 30 years ago has won a contract to provide office supplies to local government units nationwide. Independent Stationers has been providing savings to local governments since 1977 and the new contract with U.S. Communities Government Purchasing AllianceTM will strengthen that cooperative even more while providing greater benefits to the citizens of Indiana.

AIC Update - December 10, 2009


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In this edition we discuss the unintended consequences of HB 1004. A hearing was held on the bill yesterday (December 9) with an Indiana House of Representatives' committee. Guests: David Bottorff, AIC Executive Director; Indiana County Assessors' Association President Judy Sharp, Monroe County Assessor; and Indiana County Assessors' Association Vice President Stacy O'Day, Allen County Assessor, attended the hearing and discuss their thoughts on the bill in its current form.

AIC Update - November 6, 2009


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In this edition we discuss the referenda that were held across the state this week (November 3, 2009) and their impact on counties and citizens. Guests: David Bottorff, AIC Executive Director; Andrew Berger, AIC Legislative Director; Sarah Rossier, AIC Deputy Legislative Director and special guest: Marion County Clerk Beth White. 

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AIC Update - First Edition - November 3, 2009


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Welcome to the first edition of AIC Update!

In this edition AIC Legislative staff discuss issues of potential significance during the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Involved in the discussion: David Bottorff, Executive Director; Andrew Berger, Legislative Director; Sarah Rossier, Deputy Legislative Director; and Shawna Schwegman, Director of Planning and Professional Development.

AIC Response to Governor Daniels Local Government Modernization Recommendations


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The following is a statement from AIC Executive Director David Bottorff Today the Governor endorsed most of the Shepard-Kernan recommendations.  The Association of Indiana Counties also supports most of the recommendations. <

Indiana County Government: There When You Need It


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Indiana County Government is going on the offensive in anticipation of the possibility that the Indiana General Assembly might consider legislation to do away with many county elected offices. The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) Executive Director David Bottorff says no state officials have endorsed such a plan, but it was a recommendation in the Shepard-Kernan report on local government modernization.

Network Indiana Statehouse Review with AIC commercials 1.17.14

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The AIC is sponsoring Network Indiana's Statehouse Review
broadcasts during the 2014 Legislative session. The views of Network Indiana do
not necessarily reflect the views of the Association of Indiana Counties.

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