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ECD News reports, “Business Facilities, a national economic development publication, has released its annual state Automotive Manufacturing Strength ranking. For an unprecedented fourth consecutive year, Tennessee has been named the No. 1 state in the nation for Automotive Manufacturing Strength.”
The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.
Dawn Kent Azok of AL.com writes, “Business Facilities magazine has named Alabama the No. 2 state for automotive industry strength. For the fourth year in a row, Tennessee topped the magazine’s annual Automotive Manufacturing Strength ranking. But Alabama surged up from seventh place last year.”
WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.
MacAoidh writes, “Two items which don’t seem to make a lot of sense. First, from the Baton Rouge Business Report…”
The BayouBuzz.com reports, “Governor Jindal has another ranking about which he can crow.”
Made in Alabama reports, “Expanding production in Alabama’s auto industry means the state is ‘coming on strong as a rising automotive powerhouse,’ according to a new Business Facilities ranking.”
LED News reports, “Louisiana achieves highest business climate ranking ever by Business Facilities magazine.”
The Digital Journal reports, “Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states — including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah — deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine’s 2013 state rankings.”
Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, “Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America.”