Governor Parson announces Missouri top rankings in the U.S.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri ranked high in several categories across the U.S.

Governor Mike Parson sent out a list of Missouri’s top rankings throughout the country Friday.

  • Missouri ranked 1st in small business wage growth
  • Missouri ranked 2nd in new registered apprenticeships
  • Missouri ranked 3rd for pandemic proof businesses
  • Missouri ranked 4th for new manufacturing facilities 
  • Missouri ranked 5th for cost of doing business
  •  Missouri ranked 6th for cost of living
  • Missouri ranked 7th for tech manufacturing growth
  • Missouri ranked 8th for overall housing affordability
  • Missouri ranked 9th for military retirees
  • Missouri ranked 10th for site selection

The list says, “Incredible statistics that prove why Missouri is the Show-Me-State.”

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