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Life for Hoosier children improves in education, health

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — New data shows Indiana children are seeing improvements in health and education, but their economic well-being as well as family and community is decreasing. “There’s a lot of room for hopefulness in this year’s rankings and this data,” said Tami Silverman, president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute. […]

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Hillary Clinton to visit Indianapolis Sunday

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak in Indianapolis Sunday to hundreds of mayors from across the country. Clinton is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting at the J.W. Marriott at 4:30 p.m. A press release from the conference said presumptive Republican presidential […]

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Gregg’s economic plan includes statewide pre-K, LGBT rights

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — John Gregg, Democratic candidate for governor, and runningmate Christina Hale shared their ideas in order to grow Indiana’s economy in a 35-point plan Monday. “The truth is Indiana’s economy is not doing as well as it could,” said Gregg. “and it’s not doing as nearly as well as it […]

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California tech firm moves global headquarters to Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Tech firm Determine Inc. will move their headquarters from San Mateo, California to Carmel, Indiana. The tech firm already had a satellite office located in Carmel, but now will move into their new global headquarters sometime this month. “We are so excited to be moving from California’s Silicon Valley to […]

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160 new jobs headed to Indiana through two company expansions

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Two national companies announced plans to expand their facilities to the Hoosier state Tuesday. Torchlite, a digital marketing service provider, is expected to create 140 jobs in Indiana by 2019 and AMKUS Rescue Systems, a firefighting equipment manufacturer, is expected to create up to 20 new jobs. Torchlite The woman-owned […]

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Modern Indiana love stories are beautiful, but expensive

By Chelsea Howell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — On November 22, 1956, high school sweethearts by the name of Marvin Sweeney and Valerie Jordan walked down the aisle and made one of the biggest commitments of their young lives to each other. Marvin, a recent Purdue University graduate, was nervous, but excited. For more than four years, […]

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The fight to stop brain drain in Indiana

By Dyala Akermawi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is in jeopardy of losing population and aging as an effect of brain drain, but state leaders are determined to keep Indiana’s young and brightest from leaving the state. “Brain drain is when we have younger generations that—because of better opportunities or other issues in their lives—they stay […]

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Pence strikes out at Gregg as they race to the campaign trail

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com  SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Gov. Mike Pence said he looks forward to vigorous debates on the campaign trail during the kick off of three-day the “Start Your Engines” statewide tour. He and Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb started the tour Wednesday at the Dallara IndyCar Factory in Speedway. “Every election comes down to […]

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Major Salesforce expansion tied to RFRA fix

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Salesforce, one of the top technology employers in the state, plans to add 800 jobs in Indianapolis by 2021. The company also plans to move into Chase Tower and rename it Salesforce Tower. “I want to say to the Salesforce of today and tomorrow across central Indiana—this is really […]

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Sanders joins Indiana in outrage surrounding Carrier cutting jobs

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders joined gubernatorial candidate John Gregg and several other political leaders on the Statehouse steps Friday to rally against the loss of working-class jobs. In February, Carrier Corporation and United Technologies announced plans to relocate more than 1,400 jobs to Mexico. The companies are known for […]