Indiana added 1,700 jobs in December, but the workforce is growing too quickly for the new jobs to bring down the unemployment rate.
Manufacturing is largely responsible for the state‘s increase in new jobs.
The state’s jobless rate has still dropped roughly two percent in just two years.
Thousands of Hoosiers may lose their unemployment benefits under changes effective today.
Indiana is the first state in the nation to require drug testing for people who want to participate in federally funded job training.
New numbers from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's unemployment rate is about the same as it was one year ago.
The New Census report covers a number of economic indicators from unemployment to health insurance statistics.