Using input from business groups as well as public and state information, CNBC scored each of the 50 states on a range of categories, including workforce, economy, technology and cost of living, among others. As Texans, we’ve appreciated these favorable attributes for years and have come to realize that, along with our state’s pristine beauty, rich culture and can-do spirit, they are the keys to making the Lone Star State the best place in the nation to live, work and raise a family.
The ongoing economic downturn has been tough on all Americans, even Texans. While we’re not without our challenges, it is our ability to create jobs, fend off burdensome regulations and keep taxes fair and unemployment low that has made Texas the bright spot in an otherwise bleak economic forecast.
In other words, life is good in Texas. And, as always, so is business. To read the full CNBC go here.