U.S. News & World ReportOpens a New Window. on Tuesday declared the western state as being above the rest when considering factors like employment, business environment and growth.
The determination was part of the outlet’sOpens a New Window. “Best States 2019” list, which demonstrates how states ranked in metrics across these eight differently-weighted categories: healthcare, education, economy, infrastructure, opportunity, fiscal stability, crime and corrections and natural environment.
“Four of the 10 states with the strongest economies also rank among the top 10 Best States overall,” U.S. News & World Report said.
Washington, which is among those four, ranked No. 1Opens a New Window. on the overall best states list.
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