Under “News you can Use ” comes this study , complete with a map of the business climate on a state by state basis .
  My one disagreement with the study would be the fact that New York somehow manages to escape an “F” rating . Having done business there for thirty years prior to “going Galt ” it is hard for me to imagine a less business friendly environment .
   Thanks to the Kauffman Foundation and ThumbThumbtack.com for publishing this .

How does your state fare ?

How does your state fare ?

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” Today Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing
Marion Kauffman Foundation, released new data showing that Idaho, Texas, Oklahoma and Utah
all earned A+’s for their friendliness towards small businesses. In contrast, small business owners gave California, Hawaii, Vermont, and Rhode Island an F, while New York narrowly avoided this lowest category with a D grade. Top performing cities included Oklahoma City, Dallas-Ft. Worth and San Antonio. “