Virginia's 2nd best state for business; Texas #1

Posted by Steve Taggart

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - In the newest "Best State in the Nation to do Business" survey, Virginia dropped from 1st to 2nd place.

According to the CNBCsurvey, Texas has replaced Virginia for the top spot. Virginia ranked the best in 2007 and 2009.

CNBC ranks the states in 10 categories, including workforce, quality of life, transportation, education, business friendliness and access to capital.

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