Indiana’s unemployment rate declined for the seventh consecutive month and has dropped nearly 2 percent over the last year.
The unemployment numbers released today show significant drops, but private sector jobs are still suffering.
Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent last month, but the state's private sector lost 4,800 jobs.
More than 260 companies made job commitments in 2013 worth more than $2 billion.
Boeing is considering proposals from 22 states for a location to build a new aircraft facility.
Lilly Endowment gave $62 million this week to Indiana universities, in hopes of providing graduates with jobs more in line with their degrees.
IU Health officials say they have to reduce the workforce because of increasing health care costs.
Employers are hiring an additional 780,000 seasonal workers this year.
Nearly 15 percent of 16- to 24-year-olds in Indiana neither work nor go to school, the Opportunity Index indicates.
IU Health plans to cut 900 jobs instead of the 800 it announced earlier this month.