According to the IDEC, the state has created more than 26,000 jobs last year and more than 8,000 this year.
A consulting firm will compare Indiana cities to comparable cities in other states with the goal of boosting economic development.
Within five years, the workforce at the GE Aviation plant is expected to exceed 200 people.
Daviess County officials say they have seen $38 million in new investments since I-69 was opened from from Crane to Evansville.
Pence says the Indiana Career Council will focus on compiling information on the state’s existing workforce development and job training efforts.
The Indiana Economic Development Corporate has set a goal of helping the state's private sector to employ more than 2.5 million people.
The city council Thursday tabled a proposal that would have padded the general fund with $2 million of Economic Development Income Tax cash.
Crane has partnered to create a transfer agreement that allows southern Indiana businesses to purchase some of Crane’s technology and equipment.
Although more companies committed to creating jobs in the state, they promised fewer jobs than in previous years.