Manufacturers say they're struggling to find skilled workers and they want the state to offer incentives for people to move to Indiana.
Some say the corporate tax cut will spur investment, while others argue individual cuts don't offset the plan's impact on the safety net for lower earners.
The state's top business sector says 2017 reforms didn't go far enough to realign existing workforce spending and create incentives to attract new workers.
Indiana lags in training enough workers to fill thousands of open manufacturing jobs – and some say reforms passed this year won't help fix that fast enough.
It's promising news for Indiana factories where many skilled, long-time workers are nearing retirement.
A survey released Thursday shows Indiana's manufacturing industry is the strongest it has been since 2007.