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Sallie Mae announces Indianapolis expansion

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Brush up your resumes because Indianapolis will see 278 new jobs coming to town by 2018. Gov. Mike Pence, Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks joined Sallie Mae executives Thursday to cut the ribbon on its expansion. “Here in the Hoosier state, […]

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Pence and 17 companies announce 600 new jobs for Hoosier state

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Gov. Mike Pence along with 17 companies across the state announced Thursday that more than 600 jobs will be coming to Indiana. “These 17 different companies all represent investment in communities in Indiana that will create jobs that in some cases twice the state average,” Pence said. “We have a […]

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Rolls-Royce announces $600 million in investment plans for Hoosier state

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rolls-Royce executives announced Monday the company plans to pour more than $600 million into its operations in the Hoosier state over the next five years. “Indiana leads the nation in advanced manufacturing, and Rolls-Royce has been an integral part of our state’s industry for the past 100 years,” Gov. Mike […]

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New law: Inmates to go off site for career training

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State prisons can now take inmates off site for career training meant to ensure they can earn a living wage once released. Starting July 1, Senate Bill 173 authored by Sen. Michael Young, R–Indianapolis, will allow minimum security inmates to be eligible for offsite training by the DOC. Offenders […]

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May jobs report shows decreasing unemployment rate

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The May 2015 Indiana Employment Report shows that Indiana’s unemployment rate is continuing to decrease, landing at 5.1 percent. In May 2014, Indiana’s unemployment rate was .3 percent lower than the national average of 6.3 percent. A year later, the Hoosier state has decreased even further. These lower percentages […]

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Bills to train inmates for jobs after incarceration moves forward

By Aubrey Helms                                                                                                         […]

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Indiana jobs report puts state in good standing nationally despite unemployment rate

By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – In the past few years the state has made some significant growth in employment, but the numbers don’t tell the whole story. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development released the January 2015 Indiana Employment Report on Tuesday. It revealed Indiana is among the high-ranking states in many sections. The […]