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Blair Milo writes about 21st-century workforce

Collaboration essential

Working together to build 21st-century workforce will fuel innovation, diversity, talent There’s an African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As Indiana works to fill more than 1 million jobs during the next decade, attracting, developing and connecting talent for a 21st-century workforce has …

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Indiana’s labor force now totals 3.4 million

Indiana’s labor force grew in April when compared to the same month last year, suggesting more Hoosiers are employed and also those out of work are actively seeking a job.

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State hopes landing Routes Americas 2020 conference will lead to more air travel business for Indiana’s airports

State officials are optimistic hosting a global conference for commercial air carriers and representatives from hundreds of airports will lead to more air travel business for Indiana’s airports. Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Jan. 17 that Indianapolis was selected to host the Routes Americas conference in February 2020. “This is truly …

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State names new tourism director

Misty Weisensteiner was named director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development effective Jan. 14. Weisensteiner most recently served as the executive director of the Orange County (Indiana) Economic Development Partnership, where she oversaw the organization’s restructuring, created and implemented its strategic plan and boosted the economic outlook and vitality for the southern Indiana county. …

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State’s July revenue totals see small increase

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Budget Agency reported Aug. 10 that the state’s general fund revenues totaled $1.17 billion for July, which was $11.5 million or 1 percent above a revised revenue forecast from December. July’s total also was $19.6 million greater than the total recorded in July 2017, the state said. Sales tax collections …

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Indiana governor announces appointments to state boards, commissions

INDIANAPOLIS — The office of Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the following new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions. Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board Terms expire June 30, 2022: David Lasco (Crown Point), representing business and industry Dr. Ronald Leach (Brazil), representing the medical profession Russ McQuaid (Greenwood), journalist with Fox 59 Mark …

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