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In the News: Build It and They Will Come
Why is Indiana starting to regain economic steam? Joseph Clark, in his latest column in The Herald Bulletin, points to the state’s recent increase in economic freedom as the driving force behind Indiana’s improving economic conditions.
“Statewide, communities as diverse as Columbus, Lafayette and Greensburg are attracting businesses and investments from other high-tax, high-government-hassle states. Indiana scores better than its neighbors Illinois, Ohio and Michigan, according to Bohanon, the Ball State professor. Indiana’s brave move in the recent legislative session to phase out the inheritance tax and earlier efforts at capping property taxes add to a welcoming climate.
Low taxes, good infrastructure, trained workforce and freedom await American’s entrepreneurs looking for greener pastures. Welcome to Indiana. Let freedom ring.” -Joseph Clark
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