Statement by Brad Chambers on Indiana’s Largest Quarter of Committed Capital Investment in State History

INDIANAPOLIS (Mar. 28, 2024) – Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Indiana Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers today released the following statement on the Indiana Economic Development Corporation announcing it had secured $20.68 billion in committed capital investment in the first quarter of 2024, an agency record:

“This announcement proves what’s possible when you lead with a strategic plan and an aspirational and ambitious vision,” stated Brad Chambers. “The others in this race just don’t get it. To continue Indiana’s economic momentum will take a leader with a proven record and the detailed plans to get it done. I have both, and I’m ready to finish what we started.”

From the state’s release: “Indiana rolled out a new, comprehensive economic development strategy in 2021, marking an intentional shift to a more proactive organization with a focus on building a high-growth, high-tech economy of the future. In partnership with Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana General Assembly, the IEDC has made significant modernizations to the state’s economic development toolkit and committed unprecedented investments to innovation, entrepreneurship and quality of place, equipping the organization to better compete for and win large, critical industry investments.”