Pence says the IEDC has spent months traveling around the country, talking to leaders in areas that adopted a regional economic development approach.
The governor also signed off on a measure Tuesday allowing needle exchange programs in Indiana during specific public health emergencies.
HEA 1145 will apply to physicians and other professionals such as podiatrists and optometrists who perform routine medical, eye and dental treatments.
The legislature OK'd most of Pence's agenda this year, but there were several items that lawmakers were at least hesitant to fully support.
The 2015 legislative session ended Wednesday. As the General Assembly leaves the Statehouse, Hoosiers are reflecting on what lawmakers accomplished this year.
The governor’s Regional Cities Initiative is aimed at fostering greater collaboration in economic development and community improvement around the state.
While the governor meets with top officials from the Centers for Disease Control, proposed ethics reforms are making their way to his desk.
As the 2015 session nears its end, the IEDC made a final push for more funding for the Regional Cities initiative and INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning resigned.
The new state tax revenue projection says Indiana will take in about $213 million less than a December forecast predicted.
Volunteers will help with HIV testing in the region, where positive cases of HIV continue to grow.