INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 23, 2012) - Indiana was ranked as the best place to do business in the Midwest and the fifth best nationwide in the Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States for 2012 study, co-published with the American Economic Development Institute. This is the fourth ranking in less than a year in which the Hoosier State's business climate has scored a top ten finish nationally.

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TERRE HAUTE — Effective Jan. 1, Vermillion County will collect a higher income tax rate, which county officials say will help maintain roads and target economic development.

Indiana law allows counties to implement a local income tax, which can change upon approval of a county council and the Indiana Department of Revenue. Vermillion County officials passed their income tax increase in October.


TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State University is ranked No. 1 in the country when it comes to community service.

The 2013 Washington Monthly College Guide places Indiana State at the top of its list of 281 national universities in the category of community service participation and hours worked by students, faculty and staff, and No. 2 in the level of university support for service learning. Last year’s rankings placed Indiana State third in both categories.

Rep. Bucshon Presents Prestigious Defense Community Award Recognizing Economic Creation after Base Closure 

The Association of Defense Communities has named the Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority the 2013 Base Redevelopment Project of the Year “for serving as a national model in assessing and addressing regional economic needs following installation realignment or closure.”

INDIANAPOLIS (May 22, 2013) - Indiana was ranked as the most competitive state for business in the Midwest and the second best nationwide in Site Selection magazine's Top 10 Competitive States of 2012.  

For on his fifth day as Indiana's 50th governor, Mike Pence came to the Putnam County seat to lead a jobs roundtable Friday afternoon at Crown Equipment Co. on State Road 240.

NEWPORT, Ind. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Scott Pet Products, Inc., a dog and bird supplies manufacturer, announced plans today to relocate its operations from Tishomingo, Okla. to here, creating up to 80 new jobs by 2014.

 Indianapolis – Lt. Governor Becky Skillman selected Streets of Sullivan as a downtown enhancement grant recipient. The organization received $5,000 to fund façade upgrades in their downtown district. The lieutenant governor named nine grant winners totaling nearly $45,000.

(Nov. 28, 2012) - The Indiana Economic Development Corporation announced today that this year it has already worked with 220 companies that have made decisions to expand or establish new business operations in Indiana, outpacing the 219 decisions by companies announced at year-end last year and every other year on record.