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Mike Pence

BOLD, HOOSIER LEADERSHIP

  • Delaware-Based Sallie Mae Chooses Indiana for Growth and Nearly 300 Hoosier Jobs

    Governor Mike Pence, Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks joined executives from Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) today to cut the ribbon on its recent expansion in Indianapolis, which will create up to 278 new jobs by 2018.

  • Fitch Ratings Reaffirms Indiana’s AAA Credit Rating

    Governor Mike Pence today announced that Fitch Ratings has reaffirmed Indiana’s AAA credit rating for its responsible management of state budgets, revenue, and public debt. Indiana has held AAA ratings with all three agencies, Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch Ratings, since April of 2010. The AAA rating is the highest possible rating of the state’s finances. It signals to families and businesses already in Indiana or thinking of moving here that Indiana is a strong and stable environment for investment, growth, and keeping more of what they earn.

  • Swarens: What Mike Pence gets right about Indiana’s economy

    ...Pence’s predecessor, Mitch Daniels, who worked aggressively to craft “the best sandbox” for economic development and who steered the state masterfully through a severe economic storm, deserves a share of the credit. As does President Barack Obama, who inherited an American economy near meltdown and who is on track to leave the White House with the nation at nearly full employment...

  • Pulliam: John Gregg is off-key in governor’s race

    John Gregg can't seem to find the winning notes for his campaign against Mike Pence...

  • NEW: Score Another For Indy Tech Sector

    The central Indiana technology sector is continuing its hot streak. Sigstr Inc. plans to add up to 111 jobs in downtown Indianapolis over the next four years. The email signature marketing platform says a $1.4 million investment will double its downtown footprint. Sigstr was the first company to launch from the Scott Dorsey-led High Alpha venture studio, which also includes another tech startup in expansion mode, Clear Scholar.

  • Japan’s Largest Steel Producer Adding Operations in Shelby County

    Governor Mike Pence and Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun joined executives from Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), Japan’s largest steel producer, today as the company announced plans to establish operations in Shelbyville, creating up to 70 new jobs by 2021.

  • State senator: Don’t believe campagin ads; Indiana’s economy booming

    As we enter the political silly season, it’s disappointing to see politicians and special interests take shots at Indiana’s economy simply to score political points...

  • Indiana economy continues to grow as unemployment rate falls

    The Indiana economy continues to show strong employment numbers, with thousands of Hoosiers finding jobs in May.

  • Indiana Scores Silver Shovel Award

    Indiana has been recognized by Area Development magazine for its job creation and investment initiatives. The publication has awarded the state a 2016 Silver Shovel Award.

  • Go Back California-Based Tech Firm Relocating Headquarters from Silicon Valley to Indiana

    Governor Mike Pence and Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb joined Carmel city officials and executives from Determine Inc. (NASDAQ: DTRM) today as the company announced plans to relocate its headquarters from San Mateo, California, to Carmel, Indiana, advancing growth in Central Indiana’s tech community which is adding jobs three times faster than the national average.

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BUDGET

Balanced the Budget

  • Maintains reserves
  • Reduces debt by $11.6 million
  • No new debt!

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ECONOMY

Increased Economic Development

  • Added over 100,000 private sector jobs since taking office
  • Ranked #1 in the Midwest for doing business
  • Invested $84 million in the Regional Cities Initiative

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EDUCATION

Made Historic Investment in Education

  • $16 Billion for K-12 schools
  • $20 Million for Pre-K pilot
  • $20 Million for charter schools
  • $70 Million in teacher performance grants
  • $48.6 Million in new funding for career and technical education
  • $66.3 Million for adult high school

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ENERGY

Increased Energy Efficiency

  • Requires electric utilities file energy efficiency plans with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • Using Less Electricity = More $$ for Hoosiers

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HEALTHCARE

Expanded Health Care Options

  • Provided health care to low-income Hoosiers through HIP 2.0
  • Made it easier for medical professionals to volunteer and serve Hoosiers in need

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RED TAPE

Cut Red Tape, Leading To . . .

  • Simplified tax code
  • Less paperwork for Hoosiers
  • Incentivized investment in Indiana

 

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