The largely rural county southeast of Indianapolis has recently racked up a string of successes.
Ian Nicolini, 33, will serve as vice president of Develop Indy after his whirlwind tenure as town manager of Speedway. As in his previous position, Nicolini is charged with attracting companies and jobs to the area.
The three gubernatorial candidates—Democrat John Gregg, Republican Eric Holcomb and Libertarian Rex Bell—debated issues relating to jobs and the economy at the debate at University of Indianapolis.
Mayor Joe Hogsett pledged to use federal Hardest Hit Funds, which the city announced with great fanfare in September 2014, to demolish about 336 properties by the end of 2017.
Among 12 Midwestern states, Indiana ranked No. 2 in both workforce quality and living environment, and No. 3 in taxation and regulations—good for a No. 1 ranking overall in the region.
The measure is stalled in the Ways and Means Committee, but Speaker Brian Bosma says the governor’s help on a long-term road funding bill could get it moving.
On the eve of the 2016 legislative session, the governor released a list of bills that doesn’t include proposals to expand civil rights protections to people who are gay or transgender.
Officials in four Indiana areas that failed to win a share of the tens of millions of dollars in the Regional Cities competition are looking to other sources fund their dream projects.
Indiana’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in eight years in September as the private sector added 6,600 jobs.
The new routes are coming just in time for a busy holiday season and will take workers to several suburban warehousing employers that plan to hire extra workers.
Officials seek “hipstoric” vibe to attract millennials and keep the courthouse square alive after the sun sets.
Local officials submitted plans to create vibrant “regional cities” and increase their populations—but only two groups will get matching funds to put their proposals into action.
While businesses consider many factors before choosing where to locate, economic development experts say a community’s openness to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals increasingly is one of them.
The decision by Indianapolis officials to join Carmel, Westfield and Greenwood in an economic development group seeking millions of dollars in state grants has some questioning whether it needs the help as much as other regions.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is talking tough about challenging the Hoosier state for jobs. The feud dates back at least to 2011, when Indiana mounted a PR campaign against Illinois’ high taxes.