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Washington Moves to Top 5 State on Forbes List to do Business In

Forbes Magazine finds Washington is gaining ground in the business world. Moving it from number 12 all the way to the fifth best state to do business in.

With the unemployment rate being at its lowest in 30 years at 4.6 percent business, both large and small, are growing and succeeding in washington. With such a diverse economy, washington is now the second largest wine producer in the nation.

With major businesses coming into the tri-cities its pushing the state to a higher ranking of business success and a lower ranking in unemployment. Governor Christine Gregoire along with legislatures have made record investments in job growth and development throughout the state.

So as long as businesses keep coming in, Washingtons numbers can only go up.

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