Economic Development: Louisiana Top 10 for Doing Business via @GNOInc

I received an email from Michael Hecht of GNO Inc., our regional economic development corporation in which he talks about this recent report from “Area Development Online“.

  • #1 in Cooperative State Government (best of 50 states in the USA)
  • #2 in Incentives Programs
  • #2 in Economic Recovery
  • #3 in Leading Workforce Development Programs
  • #3 in Speed of Permitting
  • #4 in Overall Business Environment
  • #4 in Cost of Doing Business
  • #5 in Labor Climate
  • #6 Best State for Doing Business

So, we no longer have to fall back on the Quality of Life argument. We’ve got empirical proof this is a great place to work and live!

And we’ve got quality of life too. So there, Texas 😛