Back in May, Chief Executive magazine named Texas the best state for business. And, it must be true, because just this week, CNBC came to the same conclusion in their fourth annual Top States for Business.

In this study, all 50 states are measured on 40 different metrics in ten key categories of competitiveness including cost of doing business, workforce, quality of life, economy, etc. Throw in the fact that Texas now has more Fortune 500 companies than any other state and that we’ve managed to avoid the worst of the real estate crisis and you know why this is the Lone Star State’s second time to take the #1 spot in CNBC’s ranking.

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