2014 Best & Worst States

Montana is the 24th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Iowa Next State: Nebraska No. 24Montana ...

Utah is the 12th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Louisiana Next State: Colorado No. 12Utah ...

South Dakota is the 18th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Wisconsin Next State: Kansas No. 18South Dakota ...

New York is the 49th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Illinois Next State: California No. 49New York ...

Oklahoma is the 14th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Colorado Next State: North Dakota No. 14Oklahoma ...

West Virginia is the 34th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Alaska Next State: Maine No. 34West Virginia ...

10 Worst States for Business 2012: Slideshow

Yet again, California takes the title of the worst state in which to do business. Here are the other states that didn't perform well in this year's survey.

How CEOs Grade the Best/Worst States: 2012

Here's a look at how our CEOs graded the states for this year's survey. For additional reference are other important state statistics.
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