This chart shows little surprise as to which states have a positive economic outlook. Business freindly vs non business friendly.
Arizona Ranks No. 1 for Economic Performance, Says New Report
A new report comparing state economies ranks Arizona no. 1 for economic performance over the last decade. The latest Rich States, Poor States analysis from the American Legislative Exchange Council gave Arizona the highest marks in the country in its annual ranking based on the state’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), population, and job growth. This year’s survey is the first time Arizona ranked no. 1 for economic performance.
In addition, Arizona ranked no. 3 for economic outlook, a measure that predicts future economic performance based on 15 policy variables including a state’s tax burden, public debt, and cost of doing business. Arizona’s economic outlook ranking improved ten spots from no. 13 over the last year.https://inbusinessphx.com/economy-trends/arizona-ranks-no-1-for-economic-performance-says-new-report#.YmrWk9plAQ8