Many Democrats saw the U.S. attorney as a promising candidate for several possible positions, including Indianapolis mayor, governor and U.S. Senator.
More than 260 companies made job commitments in 2013 worth more than $2 billion.
The former Indiana House speaker had planned on being the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in the next election.
The governor says his administration is still in talks with the federal government over whether Indiana can use the Healthy Indiana Plan to expand Medicaid.
The mission marks Mike Pence's first overseas trip to Japan as governor.
Governor Mike Pence named four people to the 16-person Indiana Career Council on Tuesday and the group's first major progress report is due in December.
Tim Berry's second term as state auditor would have ended in January 2015.
Governor Mike Pence appoints three new members to the Indiana University Board of Trustees.
Both the House and Senate voted overwhelmingly to override the veto of a bill correcting a tax issue in two Indiana counties.
The veto overrides a bill that would retroactively authorize income taxes in Jackson and Pulaski counties.