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Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.

November 02, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

As LaPorte County Commission president, I was very pleased to help host Lt. Gov. Sue Ellsperman in the county complex meeting rooms Aug. 27 for the latest stop in her 92-county statewide listening tour. I'd like to share with your readers the letter I handed to the lieutenant governor and her staff:

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Is the governor's race a slam dunk for Pence?

BRIAN HOWEY: Is the governor's race a slam dunk for Pence?

And then there were three, for what Politico might have described prematurely as a "slam dunk" election of U.S. Rep. Mike Pence to the Indiana governorship.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am
Getting Indiana more looks

Getting Indiana more looks

INDIANAPOLIS | Dan Hasler, the new executive director of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, bleeds to bring new businesses and jobs to Northwest Indiana.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New IEDC chief looks to small businesses to lead Indiana's future

New IEDC chief looks to small businesses to lead Indiana's future

INDIANAPOLIS | With Indiana now widely acknowledged by corporate executives and site selectors as among the best places to do business, the state's new salesman-in-chief says his goal is to use that reputation to bring more companies and jobs to the Hoosier State.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New IEDC chief looks to small businesses to lead

New IEDC chief looks to small businesses to lead

With Indiana now widely acknowledged by corporate executives and site selectors as among the best places to do business, the state's new salesman-in-chief says his goal is to use that reputation to bring more companies and jobs to the State.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Mitch Roob, leader of state economic development efforts, departing

Mitch Roob, leader of state economic development efforts, departing

INDIANAPOLIS | The man who has led the state effort to bring new jobs to Indiana for nearly three years is leaving for a new job of his own.

September 01, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Indiana unemployment lower than in many right-to-work states

INDIANAPOLIS | Proponents of an Indiana right-to-work law claim it will lure new businesses to the state, bringing thousands of jobs to be filled by currently unemployed Hoosiers.

August 01, 2011 9:30 am

Gov. Daniels endorses right-to-work hearings

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels no longer opposes the Indiana General Assembly considering right-to-work legislation, but he hasn't decided if he'll support it.

July 27, 2011 12:40 pm
Indiana lawmakers assess effects of right-to-work proposal

Indiana lawmakers assess effects of right-to-work proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | Facts, figures and opinions abounded Tuesday as a legislative committee took testimony on whether a "right-to-work" law would lure businesses to Indiana or reduce the incomes of Hoosiers.

July 26, 2011 3:45 pm Photos

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Five local businesses named 'Companies to Watch'

INDIANAPOLIS | Five Northwest Indiana businesses have been named "Companies to Watch" for their role in growing the state's economy.

July 11, 2011 12:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Charting the course for economic growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's major study of the greater Chicago area -- from southeast Wisconsin to Northwest Indiana -- is one more effort to chart a course for the area's future.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana ranks 6th best state for business

Indiana was ranked as the best place to do business in the Midwest and sixth best nationwide in a survey of more than 500 chief executives by Chief Executive magazine.

May 10, 2011 10:00 am

Indiana honored for economic development work

INDIANAPOLIS | A second business relocation publication has upped its assessment of Indiana as a place to do business.

May 04, 2011 1:30 pm

A 24% tax cut for Ind. businesses?

SOUTH BEND | Indiana Commerce Secretary Mitch Roob can't count the number of companies that have refused to look at Indiana as a possible business location because they are put off by the state's 8.5 percent corporate income tax rate.

April 03, 2011 7:30 pm
Roob touts business interest in NWI

Roob touts business interest in NWI

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob told business and community leaders Tuesday that 15 firms are interested locating to Northwest Indiana as compared to just fours a year ago.

March 15, 2011 4:04 pm

EDITORIAL: Illinoyed? Bring your business to NWI

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has become one of Indiana's biggest economic development tools. Quinn's large tax hike, approved by the Illinois General Assembly, makes Indiana's favorable business climate even more enticing.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am

Snack food maker to expand Michigan City operations

MICHIGAN CITY | A contract baker of snack foods announced Friday that it will expand its operations in Michigan City, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2014.

January 21, 2011 11:00 am

Portage steel company NLMK Indiana to hire 36 by 2013

PORTAGE | NLMK Indiana plans to expand skills training for current and new employees and projects to hire 36 more employees by 2013, according to the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

December 02, 2010 2:00 pm
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