Peabody officials say 230 workers will lose their jobs when the mine closes.
Workers with less education lost about four out of five jobs in the recession — and nearly all of the jobs added in the recovery are going to college graduates.
Gregg says the state should invest more in the economy. Pence says it should encourage more collaboration between private businesses and universities.
An IEDC report estimates more than 13,000 jobs will be created, but IEDC officials say economic concerns could lower the number of jobs actually created.
The partnership Columbus has had with the city of Ningde was one reason Sunjoy decided to expand to Columbus.
Governor Mitch Daniels stopped at a plant he says has become a gem of the entire Indiana economy.
Richard Mourdock says regulation is stifling growth, but Democrats say government action such as the auto bailout have been good for the economy.
Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.
Indiana‘s unemployment rate stood at 7.7 percent for April this year compared to 8.5 percent in April 2011.
The state’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.1 percent in March to 7.9 percent in April.