3:04pm

Tue November 29, 2011
The Commonwealth

Kentucky 25th on Forbes' Business List

Kentucky is ranked 25th nationally on Forbes’ annual Best States for Business list, up six spots from last year and 19 spots since 2008. “I have dedicated my administration to creating a pro-business climate in which economic development opportunities can flourish,” Gov. Steve Beshear said. “I am pleased to see the Forbes’ Best States for Business list reflect our efforts. “Not only are we working hard to bring exciting new industries to the state, but we are also partnering with our existing business community like never before to create jobs for all Kentuckians.”