Colorado Experiences Phenomenal Success

By David Hodes

The economy in Colorado has been on a series of back-to-back strategic moves that have made the state a rock star of economic success over the last two years.
Ken Lund, the outgoing executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade…

25 Feb 2:02 PM 0 Read More...

Nevada’s Economic Payoff is on the Table

By David Hodes

Nevada has a lot going for it. And, the reality is, this state needs to have a lot going for it.
This is a seriously tax friendly state, with no taxes on corporate income or personal income, no franchise tax on income, and no inheritance gifts or…

02 Jan 4:30 PM 0 Read More...

North Carolina’s Re-emerging Economic Vitality

By David Hodes

North Carolina’s legacy industries are alive and well, the economy has turned the corner from the downturn of a few years ago, and the future drive for prosperity has cleared the starting gate.
That outlook comes across loud and clear from the state’s leaders these…

02 Jan 9:33 AM 0 Read More...

Pennsylvania Economy Driven By Energy

By David Hodes

Pennsylvania’s leaders are realigning the economy, with an industry shuffle (steel to energy), and a shift in business processes (slow to fast), which is changing the way business gets done.

C. Alan Walker, the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), says…

25 Nov 11:45 AM 0 Read More...

Minnesota Powered by Mayo-Inspired Investments

By David Hodes

Minnesota is on the move, and Katie Clark Sieben, commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), tells why. “What is really exciting is that, since 2011, the state has added 162,000 jobs to the economy,” she says. “And our unemployment rate is the lowest…

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