State officials say the increase in the unemployment rate was sparked by an increase in the number of people reentering the job hunt.
A new report from IBRC shows Indiana's agricultural production has great positive ripple effects throughout the state's economy.
Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announced a new "dairy strategy" for the state dairy industry Monday.
The president said he wants to expand opportunities for middle-class Americans to find high-paying, skills-based employment.
The bill says organizations with a religious background that have contracts with state or local governments can make hiring decisions based on religion.
State officials say the rise in the unemployment rate can be attributed to an increase in the number of people seeking jobs.
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia now have a minimum wage higher than the federal minimum, but the chances of Indiana following suit aren't great.
OMR Automotive and Sirmax say they're bringing operations to Indiana, which could create up to 110 new jobs.
A 2015 forecast for the economies in Bloomington, Columbus and Terre Haute remain hopeful.
Indiana added 16,000 private jobs in November, but more people also started looking for work.