In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
President-elect Donald Trump is reviving the persuasive art of "jawboning" as he uses the bully pulpit to strong-arm straying manufacturers. But for how long will it be effective, and is it in the long-term best interest of the economy?
A 700-worker factory in northeastern Indiana facing closure doesn't appear to be part of a deal President-elect Donald Trump struck with its parent company to keep hundreds of jobs at an Indianapolis plant.
Carrier Corp. was motivated to retain 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Indianapolis by a state incentive package and the possibility of losing a “favorable relationship with federal contractors,” according to a prominent IEDC board member.