Kurt Badenhausen

Business & Economics

The Best States For Business

The recession hit everywhere, but Virginia is booming compared with the rest of America. The carnage of the economic downturn is everywhere with bankruptcies, foreclosures and unemployment soaring nationwide. None of the 50 states are immune. Only two, Alaska and North Dakota, are expected to see employment gains this year. …

Business & Economics

The Worst States For Business

Forbes.com, November 24, 2008 Three first-term governors fight problems that have plagued their states for decades. The economy is diving deeper into a recession seemingly by the day, forcing tough decisions on companies: Layoffs? Plant closings? Killing product lines? They’re also reassessing the business climate of the states where they …

Business & Economics

The Best States For Business

Twelve years ago, the world watched as Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic torch during the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. It was a transformative moment for the city and the state. “The Olympics put Georgia on the map internationally,” says Kenneth Stewart, commissioner of the Georgia Department …

Business & Economics

The Best States For Business

The recession hit everywhere, but Virginia is booming compared with the rest of America. The carnage of the economic downturn is everywhere with bankruptcies, foreclosures and unemployment soaring nationwide. None of the 50 states are immune. Only two, Alaska and North Dakota, are expected to see employment gains this year. …

Business & Economics

The Worst States For Business

Forbes.com, November 24, 2008 Three first-term governors fight problems that have plagued their states for decades. The economy is diving deeper into a recession seemingly by the day, forcing tough decisions on companies: Layoffs? Plant closings? Killing product lines? They’re also reassessing the business climate of the states where they …

Business & Economics

The Best States For Business

Twelve years ago, the world watched as Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic torch during the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. It was a transformative moment for the city and the state. “The Olympics put Georgia on the map internationally,” says Kenneth Stewart, commissioner of the Georgia Department …

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