"Utah tops Forbes' ranking of Best States For Business for the third straight year"Forbes:'Right to Work' Prominent in Best States for Business Ranking
Dec. 12, 2012
Utah tops Forbes' ranking of Best States For Business for the third straight year, followed by Virginia (No. 2), North Dakota (No. 3) and North Carolina (No. 4). Rounding out the top five is Colorado (No. 5).
"Forbes Best States for Business is the scorecard for the business climates of the 50 states," said Forbes Senior Editor Kurt Badenhausen. "The right-to-work issue is more prominent than ever in our rankings, as all but one of the top 10 (No. 5 Colorado) are right-to-work states, while No. 46 Mississippi is the only right-to-work state to rank in the bottom 10."
"Forbes Best States for Business is the scorecard for the business climates of the 50 states"
Etc etc. Er, not a word about that essential, crucial element without which none of these companies would even exist : The worker. Carry on.