Healthier, more educated and more productive than the U.S. average, Connecticut is an ideal location for businesses and their employees.
Global-trade crossroads Georgia is climbing in business rankings, thanks to educational prowess, tax incentives, investment and research.
With low costs of living and doing business, Iowa is increasingly the location of choice for domestic and international corporations.
Indiana has slashed spending and taxes, frozen regulation and increased investment, spurring a new "season of the entrepreneur."
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says his state is using its AAA credit rating and workforce to compete in the global market.
Gov. Bullock says Montana is a great state for business, thanks to natural assets, advantageous tax climate and pro-business policies.
Beyond agriculture, Nebraska is now fertile ground for business growth thanks to tax incentives, high education rates and more attractions.
Though Nevada was hard-hit during the recession, it is now leading the nation in job growth, with a 3.4 percent rise over the past year.
During the past 18 months, job-focused reforms have helped make North Carolina the best state to do business, Gov. Pat McCrory explains.
Oklahoma is creating one of the fastest-growing economies in the US by moving beyond agriculture and getting into the tech space.
A history of fiscal prudence and cutting red tape consistently puts South Dakota at top of business rankings, says Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam argues that his state is best for business due to sound fiscal strength and investments.
People are becoming familiar with Utah's Silicon Slopes, a cluster of information technology and software-development firms.
With an S&P Triple A rating, booming energy market and no income or corporate taxes, Wyoming makes chasing the American Dream possible.
Oil's drop in price is affecting states across the country in different ways, but Alaska's hit has been the hardest.
The loss of manufacturing has crushed rust belt cities like Cleveland, but medicine has offered a business rehab plan.
Ohio's economy is on the upswing. But that could change because of pressure on the health sector due to Obamacare.