New York: Diverse and Growing Economy

By Lori Culpepper

In 2015, New York had a gross state product of $1.44 trillion, making it the third largest behind California and Texas. Major industries of the state include fashion, financial services, food manufacturing and retail, healthcare, industrial, life sciences, media and emerging technology, social enterprises, and urban…

26 Apr 9:46 AM 0 Read More...

Mississippi: Growing Manufacturing Operations and More

By Lori Culpepper

Mississippi has a population of approximately three million and a labor force of 1.3 million. With 12.5 percent of its employment base in manufacturing, Mississippi ranks in the Top 10 in the U.S. for manufacturing’s share of total state employment.

According to the…

24 Apr 11:09 AM 0 Read More...

Idaho: Balanced Budget for the Economy

By Lori Culpepper

Idaho’s economy is strong thanks to low taxes, a balanced state budget and a commonsense regulatory environment.

The state’s constitution requires maintaining a balanced budget, which it did even during the recession. In part because of this, Idaho is in the top 10 states for…

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Ontario: A Top Economic Leader in North America

By Lori Culpepper

Ontario is the second largest province in Canada, and Ontario’s workforce exceeds six million people.

Ontario is located within a day’s drive of more than 40 percent of North America’s population. This central location, along with its competitive business costs and highly skilled workforce…

06 Apr 11:00 AM 0 Read More...

Tennessee: Continued Focus on Manufacturing

By Lori Culpepper

While some states may not have focused as much on their manufacturing workforce in recent years, Tennessee still makes a huge variety of products, including cars, guns, guitars, batteries, refrigerators, savory snacks and whiskey.  These products are made in Tennessee and shipped out all over the world…

06 Apr 10:46 AM 0 Read More...