Category Archives: Other State News

Indiana unemployment hits 14-year low.

INDIANA — According to data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indiana unemployment dropped to 4.4 percent in October. The Hoosier State has added 90,000 jobs while the October unemployment rate hit its lowest point in 14 years. ...

Indiana among America’s most business-friendly states.

INDIANA – A new report by corporate site selection company Pollina Corporate Real Estate has listed Indiana as one of the most business-friendly states in the nation. The Hoosier State ranked third in the report, up four spots from 2014. According ...

Hoosier State hits employment high.

INDIANA — According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 2,614,800 Indiana residents currently hold private sector jobs. It’s the most Hoosiers working at any time in t ...

Evansville, Fort Wayne among top places to do business.

INDIANA — According to a new article in the August issue of Business Review USA, Evansville and Fort Wayne are among America’s top places to do business. Evansville was ranked at No. 5 followed by Fort Wayne at No. 6. The magazine cited Fort Way ...

Indianapolis named an up-and-coming tech city.

INDIANAPOLIS — According to a new study by employment website ZipRecruiter.com, Indianapolis is one of the nation’s up-and-coming tech cities. The Indianapolis and Carmel areas were ranked sixth on the list based on their many nearby universities ...

Indiana State Fair set for May 28 in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Fair Commission is hiring for more than 500 seasonal positions in Indianapolis. To help fill those positions, the State Fair is hosting a job fair from 3-6 p.m. on May 28 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag/Hort Buildin ...

Indiana among America’s Best States for Business.

INDIANAPOLIS — According to a new survey by Chief Executive magazine, Indiana is the sixth best state in the nation to do business. The Hoosier State was also ranked as the No. 1 state in the Midwest and was the only Midwestern State earning a top 10 ra ...

Anderson-Madison County Job Fair set for April 30.

ANDERSON, Ind. — The Anderson-Madison County Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at the Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive, in Anderson. More than 50 employers are planning to attend with over 800 jobs to fill and job ...

Wabash reinvention warrants national recognition.

WABASH, Ind. — While most larger, metropolitan cities have regained the jobs lost in the recent recession, recovery has been more difficult for smaller cities like Wabash. Fortunately, Wabash city leaders had a plan to reinvent and revitalize its down ...

Grissom Air Reserve Base fuels Miami County economy.

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. — According to a recent study by the 434th Air Refueling Wing, the Grissom Air Reserve Base near Kokomo generated an economic impact of $128 million on the surrounding Miami County economy in fiscal year 2014. That̵ ...

Postal Service delivering jobs in Indiana.

INDIANA — The United States Postal Service is hiring in Indiana. While the postal carrier is primarily seeking City Carrier Assistants and Rural Carrier Associates, a number of other positions are available and open jobs can change rapidly. To view a ...

Indiana popcorn farmers butter up a new record.

INDIANA — According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Indiana’s 2014 popcorn crop was its biggest ever. Hoosier State growers planted more popcorn acres than ever before and the harvest set a record despite abnormally wet conditi ...

Indiana wind now powering Amazon.

BENTON COUNTY, Ind. — Pattern Development has entered into a 13-year contract to supply power from its wind power project in Benton County  to Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company. The 150 megawatt (MW) Fowler Ridge IV Wind project, ...

Ardagh Group investing in Winchester.

WINCHESTER, Ind. — Glass container maker the Ardagh Group is investing in its glass manufacturing facility in Winchester. With the assistance of incentives from the City of Winchester, Randolph Economic Development Corporation (REDC/Randolph County Com ...