State best in U.S. for business, CNBC rating says; Austin keepsake maker to stick with Balfour brand for its wares
Texas is the top state for business, based on the fourth annual ranking by CNBC. The state scored 1,508 out of 2,500 points in an assessment that included categories such as work force quality, education, business costs and overall economic health.
Texas was second to Virginia last year. Virginia fell to second this year.