Stunning TV Exposé: Indiana’s Fishy (Privatized) Jobs Numbers

February 17, 2014

For reasons that will hopefully become clear as more evidence comes out, Indiana’s privatized Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) continues to play games with its jobs numbers.

And in Indianapolis, WTHR-TV’s tenacious 13 Investigates unit continues to document the IEDC’s record with outstanding coverage, looking into failed deals, shuttered workplaces, and the IEDC’s misleading transparency website.

Take a few minutes and watch these two remarkable TV segments by reporter Bob Segall.  Has your local TV station ever done job-subsidy reporting so robust?

The Indiana Job Numbers Still Don’t Add Up (1/31/14)

Indiana lawmakers to state job agency: “Tell the truth” (2/13/14)