The state’s Secretary of Commerce is stepping down to lead WoundVision LLC, an Indianapolis-based health care technology firm.
The former executive director of IEDC’s predecessor agency argues that regular headcount disclosure is a key part of the economic
process once incentive deals have been struck with companies.
Indiana Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob’s letter Tuesday to Democrat Pat Bauer details IEDC’s approach to job-creation incentives
and its clawback efforts in the recession.
Pat Bauer sent Indiana Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob a letter formally requesting the Indiana Economic Development Corp.
disclose public records about promises companies gave the state in exchange for job-creation incentives.
Jobs created by the new manufacturing plant have been offset by losses elsewhere in the community, and related development
remains scarce. But local officials remain optimistic about Honda’s long-term impact.