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State Economies

Five Years After Crash, States Still Picking Up Pieces

Stateline | Pamela M. Prah | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Worst Run States In America

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre, Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale, Ashley C. Allen | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: How well run are America’s 50 states? The answer depends a lot on where you live. For the second year, 24/7 Wall St. has revi...

Ben Hallman

Twilight in the Sunshine State: Florida's Vision of Boomer-Land

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

Retired submarine captain Don Hahnfeldt wouldn't put it this way, but eight years ago he came to Florida to die. "We moved 30 times over my career...

Cutting The State Income Tax Does Little To Boost Growth

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

Right now in Michigan, there's a push to cut the state's income tax in the hopes of kick-starting the local economy. Other states have similar efforts...

Boom States 2012: North Dakota Is Doing Surprisingly Awesome

24/7 Wall St. | MICHAEL B. SAUTER and LISA NELSON | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business

In 2011, the U.S. economy grew for the second straight year, although at a slower pace than in 2010. According to figures released by the Bureau of Ec...

John Celock

GOP Governors Blame Obama For State Economic Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Three Republican governors used a Tuesday morning press conference at a regional summit of the National Governors Association to blame President Barac...

John Celock

Governors Group To Consider State Economic Growth

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

A group of governors, state economic development officials and business leaders will convene in Nashville Monday for the second of four forums designe...

America's Slowest-Growing State Economy

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 08.12.2011 | Business

Every state posted GDP growth between 2000 and 2010, according to the latest U.S Department of Commerce data, which was released earlier this week. Th...

States With The Oldest And Youngest Residents

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 07.10.2011 | Business

All fifty states will not carry the US economy to a recovery, if it can recover entirely at all. A careful look at the patterns of aging, births, and ...

Colorado Economy Ranked 25th Among 50 States

Face the State | Jared Jacang Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

If Colorado were a business, how well would the state be performing against its 49 peers? Not good, but not bad, according to 247WallSt.com. In a r...