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South Dakota Tops For Business

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South Dakota Tops For Business

A recent poll on the cable network “CNBC” put South Dakota at number one for business in their “Top States for Business 2013” list. South Dakota jumped up from number seven last year. The survey compares states on fifty five measures of business development. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says it’s the result of years of steady management…

Owen says despite the good numbers, the state still has some obstacles to overcome…

A new business incentive plan was passed by the legislature this year, following a successful petition referral drive. Owen says the new strategy could help keep the state near the top in future surveys…

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