At the urging of Governor Mike Pence, the Indiana legislature is weighing whether to eliminate or reduce a tax on business equipment.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is proposing to repeal legislation that protects smokers from employment discrimination because of healthcare costs.
Cook Group chairman Steve Ferguson received the title of Business Leader of the Year. Former Senator Richard Lugar was named Government Leader of the Year
Delta plans to introduce weekly routes to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Nassau, Bahamas, just before Christmas.
Economists say it may have become clear only recently to business owners just how much not having a national budget deal could hurt them.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its 2013 legislative priorities, including protecting education reform and tightening unemployment benefits.
The online database is aimed at Hoosiers who have graduated from high school but have less than a four-year degree.
Some employers are already charging different rates to smokers. Labor leaders say they worry about a trend where many health habits are legislated against.
Supporters say the 8-foot rule may be hard to enforce, however.
The new facility is expected to create a little more than a thousand jobs by 2015 and have a $150 million economic impact on the state.