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U.S. Chamber Recognizes Virginia in Top States for Innovation

A report released by the United States Chamber of Commerce recognized Virginia among the top three states in the country for innovation and entrepreneurship. Virginia ranked sixth in the Chamber’s report last year. The report recognized Governor Bob McDonnell’s “Year of the Entrepreneur” campaign and the role of Virginia’s Business One Stop in providing resources to help entrepreneurs register and grow their businesses.

The report also found that Virginia is one of the best states in the nation for STEM jobs, takes 1st place in the general standard of living, has the highest share of business establishments in high-tech industries, and is a national leader in professional, scientific and technical services. Click here for a full report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.