The South Bend casino’s dining, shops and slot machine areas will employ 1,200 people, and create 700 construction jobs.
State officials tout Indiana’s healthy manufacturing sector, but despite record manufacturing in 2015, automation has taken over many manufacturing jobs.
Many believe part of that plan should include regular, automatic increases, based on something like inflation or the consumer price index.
The 21st Century Cures Act was approved by a wide majority in the House Wednesday.
Lilly will be trimming workers in its biomedicines sales force starting in 2017.
The manufacturer announced they would keep more than 1,000 jobs from going to Mexico after a deal with President-elect Donald Trump.
Design approval for the Auxiliary Library addition in Bloomington and a new two-story housing unit at IU Southeast in New Albany were also approved.