IEDC http://wboi.org en The Indiana Economic Development Corporation Secures Record Number Of Job Commitments http://wboi.org/post/indiana-economic-development-corporation-secures-record-number-job-commitments <p>Governor Mike Pence announced Wednesday the Indiana Economic Development Corporation has&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">secured job commitments with a record 261 companies this year. But Pence says there’s still more work to be done.</span></p><p></p><p>The job commitments made in 2013, worth more than $2 billion to Indiana’s economy, are&nbsp; expected to create more than 21,000 jobs in the state over the next several years. The expected jobs will pay a higher wage, nearly 22 dollars an hour, than the state average, which is 20 dollars an hour.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:47:25 +0000 Brandon Smith 24373 at http://wboi.org The Indiana Economic Development Corporation Secures Record Number Of Job Commitments State Tries to Lure Jobs With New Campaign http://wboi.org/post/state-tries-lure-jobs-new-campaign <p>The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is deploying a new marketing campaign aimed at reducing the state’s unemployment rate.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Mike Pence often said on the campaign trail he wanted to make Indiana the state that works.&nbsp; The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is borrowing that slogan for its new marketing campaign.&nbsp;</span></p><p>State Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith says the campaign will use a broad-based approach that incorporates its new website.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:21:00 +0000 Brandon Smith 16693 at http://wboi.org IEDC announces record year http://wboi.org/post/iedc-announces-record-year <p></p><p>With a month still to go this year, the <a href="http://iedc.in.gov/">Indiana Economic Development Corporation</a> Wednesday announced 2012 will set a record for commitments from companies to locate or expand operations in the state.&nbsp; But IEDC CEO Dan Hasler says he’d still like to see more of the commitments turn into actual jobs.</p><p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 15:41:50 +0000 Brandon Smith 7366 at http://wboi.org IEDC announces record year