Breaking News: WA is CNBC’s 2017 Top State for Business

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July 11, 2017

BREAKING: Washington is America's Top State for Business in 2017

“The Evergreen State soars above the competition”…

In case you missed it, Washington state jumped into the top spot in the annual CNBC Top States for Business rankings today.

Workforce, infrastructure, business costs, economy, quality of life, technology and innovation, education, business friendliness, access to capital and cost of living are scored by CNBC to come up with their annual ranking of America’s Top States for Business.

Washington moved up from sixth place in 2016.

Complete coverage, including Gov. Jay Inslee’s commentary on

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