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July 27, 2016

 

house

Indiana Home Sales Up Compared To This Time Last Year

The number of homes sold so far in 2016 is up more than 9 percent compared to the same period in 2015.

July 22, 2016

 

job search

Unemployment Rate Drops For Second Consecutive Month

Indiana’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since February. And it fell two months in a row for the first time in nearly a year.

July 16, 2016

 

Originally, Trump planned to speak on Friday.

Trump Speaks On Pence Selection

Trump said that Pence was his first choice, and pointed to Indiana's economy as the primary reason he made the selection.

July 14, 2016

 

money

Pence Announces Billion Dollar Entrepreneurship Plan

The plan does not commit $1 billion in new funding -- much of it continues current state investment in Indiana businesses.

July 8, 2016

 

Employees at Carrier's Indianapolis factory learn that their jobs and hundreds more in Huntington will be moved to Mexico, in this video from February that later went viral.

More Indiana Layoffs Being Certified As Global Trade-Related

Layoffs can be certified trade-related if workers think they've lost their jobs due to foreign import pressures or their company moves overseas.

June 22, 2016

 

Nippon Steel is a Japanese company.

Japan’s Largest Steel Company To Open Shelbyville Plant

Nippon Steel's new Shelbyville factory will employ 70 people to make wiring for cars, joining an already large Japanese automotive sector in the state.

June 17, 2016

 

Factory workers at a Hillary Clinton campaign stop.

Manufacturing, Ag Put IN On Top For GDP Growth At Year’s End

The state’s gross domestic product rose 3 percent – with manufacturing and agriculture driving most of that increase.

June 16, 2016

 

The GE Appliances Plant opened in Bloomington in 1967.

60 Days To Reach Agreement On Closing Bloomington GE Plant

GE management is proposing closing the Bloomington plant, but says 94 percent of employees are eligible for a retirement package.

June 15, 2016

 

Members of the Bloomington GE plant have asked for plant closing benefits that are as strong as or stronger than they were in the 2011 to 2015 contract.

GE Appliances Wants To Close Bloomington Plant

More than 300 workers will be impacted if the closure moves forward.

June 14, 2016

 

Cities marked with blue dots have fast-growing start-ups, while start-ups in cities marked with red and orange dots are growing more slowly. Indianapolis ranks 20th overall for entrepreneurial growth, down from 11th last year, and is last for start-up job growth. (See detailed data below.)

Report: Indy Start-ups Growing Slower Than Most In U.S.

The 2016 Kauffman Foundation report ranks Indianapolis last for jobs added at start-ups in their first five years of operation.

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