Indiana Among 'Top States For Business'

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Indiana's ranking on CNBC's "America's Top States For Business 2017" list has improved over last year. The list ranks each state based on metrics in 10 categories, including workforce, cost of doing business and access to capital.

Indiana ranks 14th on this year's list, compared to 16th the previous year. Among the individual categories, the Hoosier state's best performances are in cost of living (2nd), cost of doing business (2nd) and infrastructure (3rd). In 2016, Indiana was first in cost of doing business and infrastructure.

The top states on the list include Washington, Georgia, Minnesota, Texas and North Carolina. You can connect to the full rankings by clicking here. You can also learn more about the methodology behind the list by clicking here.

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