INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A company co-founded by a high-ranking House Republican and run by his son is getting $345,000 in state aid as it moves its headquarters.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has promised Mainstreet Property Group the money to help with its planned move from Cicero to Carmel. The senior housing developer was co-founded by Republican House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner and his son Zeke a decade ago.
Zeke Turner announced plans to spend $800,000 outfitting his company's new headquarters in a press release Monday. The state has promised $325,000 in tax credits and $20,000 if Mainstreet follows through in hiring new workers.
A spokeswoman for Eric Turner said he was not immediately available for comment Monday. A message left with Mainstreet was not immediately returned.
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