A combination of higher interest rates, the ongoing tech industry downturn and general market uncertainty put a damper on venture investment activity last year, both in Indiana and nationwide—and observers say they don’t expect the situation to improve much this year.
Attorneys prepare for legal challenges posed by new collaborative advanced manufacturing hub
A new smart manufacturing hub is coming to town this summer and gearing up to boost Indiana’s manufacturing industry. At its helm are two Hoosier attorneys who have deep roots in the state’s economic development, both of whom say the legal complexities of pursuing such a venture make the process interesting.Read More
A Hamilton County community champion: Legendary Lawyer Douglas Church
In a career that has spanned 50 years, Douglas Church not only developed his own private practice but also played an integral role in the blossoming of Hamilton County. He served as attorney for the town of Fishers from 1980 through 2015 and for the city of Noblesville from 1988 through 1996, helping those communities formulate and implement strategies for growth.Read More
As Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb heads into his last year leading the Hoosier State, he emphasized that his administration won’t be resting on its laurels — and will continue to be aggressive about new projects.
A Boone County judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a group of landowners against the city of Lebanon over the municipality’s decision to annex 5,200 acres of land and create a new zoning district for the LEAP Lebanon Innovation District.
A state task force focused on land use delved into site readiness, regulation challenges and demographic changes during its first meeting Friday.
After nearly a year of waiting, it’s official: A more than $3 billion electric vehicle battery cell plant is coming to northern Indiana.
Employees at a New York company thought they were arranging a $2.95 million face mask delivery — of what they claimed to be 1 million authentic masks — to Indiana’s Economic Development Corporation at the height of the pandemic.
With decriminalization or legalization seemingly off the table, advocates are turning their attention to a “trigger law” that would set up a regulatory framework for marijuana if the substance becomes legal at the federal level.
A group of Boone County residents filed legal action Tuesday against the city of Lebanon, accusing the municipality of violating state and local zoning law when it annexed 5,200 acres of land and created a new zoning district for a manufacturing and tech hub.
Hoping to capitalize on a record-breaking year of $22.2 billion in committed capital investment, Gov. Eric Holcomb laid out an economic development agenda Wednesday that includes increased funding to buy land, close deals and improve the state’s workforce while attracting more jobs and employers to Indiana.
The U.S. Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to side with a onetime top aide to ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and others convicted of corruption related to an upstate economic development project dubbed the Buffalo Billion.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is pitching Indiana as a stable, attractive market for advanced manufacturing as he meets this week with business leaders in Germany and Switzerland.
Indiana’s Republican governor met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, following two recent high-profile visits by U.S. politicians that drew Beijing’s ire and Chinese military drills that included firing missiles over the island.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Wednesday defended his signing of a near-total abortion ban this month and brushed off fears of business and talent attraction consequences in the wake of statements from major homegrown employers.
The House on Thursday passed a $280 billion package to boost the semiconductor industry and scientific research in a bid to create more high-tech jobs in the United States and help it better compete with international rivals, namely China.
As the Legislature prepares to consider Gov. Eric Holcomb’s proposal to return $1 billion of the state’s surplus to taxpayers, some legislators, economists and business leaders are questioning whether putting that money directly into the pockets of Hoosiers is the best use of the windfall.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers will lead an economic development trip to Slovakia and Israel beginning March 27.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced retirement plans for Kevin Brinegar, who has led the statewide business advocacy group as president and CEO for the past 20 years.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb joined President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday to urge Congress to pass funding provisions for legislation designed to boost economic competition and semiconductor chip production in the United States.
At the halfway point in this year’s legislative session, Republican leaders in the House and Senate continue to be at odds over the highest-profile issues of the session, including restrictions on employer vaccine mandates and tax cuts for businesses and individuals.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb painted a rosy picture of the state’s accomplishments in his sixth State of the State address, and he outlined steps he wants to take to keep up that momentum while acknowledging lingering challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.