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Best States For Business: See Where Maine Ranks

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Forbes has recently released their list of ‘The Best State For Business” . The list is based in six key metrics: Business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects and quality of life.

 

Maine came in at number 49 on the list. Maine ranked 15th in quality of life, 42nd in business costs, 36th in labor supply, 47th in regulatory environment, 46th in economic climate and 48th in growth prospect.

Here are the Top Ten Best States for Business:

1. Utah
2. North Carolina
3. Nebraska
4. Texas
5. Colorado
6. Virginia
7. Georgia
8. North Dakota
9. Washington
10. South Dakota

The New England states didn’t fare too well.

Massachusetts 19th
New Hampshire 36th
Rhode Island 42nd
Connecticut 43rd
Vermont 47th
Maine 49th.

Next: Top Eight Employers In Maine

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