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Indianapolis neighborhoods targeted for redevelopment projects

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­— Mayor Joe Hogsett and other community leaders revealed a new incentive Tuesday that targets redeveloping at-risk Indianapolis communities with the hope of changing lives. The federal government has awarded Indianapolis $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits. Hogsett said the money will be used to spur job growth and […]

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Governor, statewide officeholders could be in for a raise

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Circuit court judges in Marion County make nearly $30,000 more a year than the governor of Indiana. Sen. Randall Head, R-Logansport, wants to change that and give the governor and some other state officials a raise. “I think the salaries are so low that we drive away talent from […]

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Veterans, legislators join forces for special day

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – For three years, retired U.S. Army Col. James Leonard has worked with Rep. John Bartlett, D-Indianapolis, to fill the Statehouse with Hoosier veterans for one day during the legislative session. “We’ve got about 48,000 veterans that reside in Indiana, and we’re about the fourth largest in terms of deployment […]

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Donnelly to introduce legislation to protect U.S. jobs

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Brian Reed started working at Rexnord, an industrial supplier 24 years ago when he was 21 years old. Aiming for the American dream, the Indianapolis father said he dedicated himself to his duties at the plant. Now, Reed is one of thousands of Hoosiers expected to lose their jobs. Reed […]

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Holcomb names INDOT commissioner, drug czar

By Alexa Freeman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb has announced three new leaders who are expected to be influential in his administration. On his first day in office, Holcomb plans to sign an executive order creating a new position designed to tackle the state’s drug epidemic. He announced Tuesday that Jim McClelland will serve […]

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New Cummins building design focuses on future

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Cummins Inc. has opened a new distribution business headquarters on East Market Street committed to architecture and the revitalization of the east side of downtown Indianapolis. Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett spoke and participated in the ribbon cutting of the new $30 million building Thursday. “Today […]

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Indiana’s technology industry renaissance

By Derreck Stahly TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Graduates looking for a career in Indiana’s technology sector won’t have to move to the Silicon Valley to find their dream job. Recently Indiana has been experiencing a technology revolution. The technology sector in Indiana is one of the fastest growing sectors in Indiana right now according to Tech […]

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Trump, state incentives part of plan to save Carrier jobs

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After running a campaign focused on keeping jobs in the United States, President-elect Donald Trump toured the Carrier Corp. facility where he helped save at least 1,000 jobs and promised more business deals to come. “My dad started 44 years ago. He still works here,” said Dawn Kinnard, who […]

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More than 280 jobs to be created by tech firm’s expansion

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A Danville-based tech firm is expanding in an effort to keep up with growing demand. Safe Hiring Solutions and its sister company Safe Recruiting Solutions plan to create up to 284 new jobs in Indiana by 2020. “Today’s news marks another milestone for our economy as businesses continue to choose […]

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Healthcare tech company plans to create 108 new jobs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — TriMedx, a provider of healthcare technology management services, is expanding its business in Indiana with plans to create up to 108 new jobs by 2020. The company serves more than 1,800 healthcare facilities around the world and will exceed $500 million in revenue for 2016. TriMedx will invest more than $21.5 […]

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