Nevada: Economy Thriving Above and Below the Surface

By Lori Culpepper

Many of the most important aspects of Nevada’s economy lie below the surface. Nevada is the nation’s leading producer of gold, silver and mercury. Petroleum, diatomite and other minerals are also extracted from the state.

Manufacturing is another key industry with companies producing gaming machines…

22 Mar 11:38 AM 0 Read More...

Iowa: Robust and Growing Economy

By Lori Culpepper

Iowa often elicits thoughts of cornfields, which is an accurate picture in many ways. In this state, corn helps fuel the economy that is robust and growing. However, there is much more to the state, including many other thriving industries, such as advanced manufacturing, biosciences, insurance and…

21 Mar 8:57 AM 0 Read More...

Indiana: Focusing on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

By Lori Culpepper

Throughout 2016, Indiana focused on investing in innovation and entrepreneurship through strategic partnerships to solve 21st century challenges while supporting long-term economic growth, job creation and talent attraction.

Indiana is able to focus on those goals because the state is already strong in other areas, such…

15 Mar 2:04 PM 0 Read More...

Colorado: Adding Accolades to the List

By Lori Culpepper

Colorado has received a long list of accolades in the last couple of years, including being named the #1 state for labor supply by Forbes in 2015; the #3 best state for doing business by 24/7 Wall Street in 2016; having the third best state economy…

13 Mar 2:22 PM 0 Read More...

California: The Country’s Largest Economy

By Lori Culpepper

As the largest state based on population and the third largest state based on size, it is no surprise that California has the largest economy in the United States. Last year, California’s gross state product was approximately $2.496 trillion, which included growth in 2015 of…

10 Mar 12:52 PM 0 Read More...