Indiana Trending in the Right Direction

Indiana Trending in the Right Direction

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz

by Jeff Cardwell

Indiana is strong and growing stronger everyday.

For the first time in more than seven years, Indiana’s unemployment rate is below 5 percent. That’s the lowest unemployment rate in the Midwest. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, our state has added more than 119,000 private sector jobs – averaging 4,100 per month over the last two years – since Gov. Mike Pence took office.

Our workforce participation is also up. In fact, our labor force has grown by 64,000 since January 2013 – the second largest increase in the Midwest. And we are growing wages faster …read more

Via: http://indypolitics.org/2015/08/08/indiana-trending-in-the-right-direction/

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