AUSTIN, TX – Today Chief Executive Magazine announced its list of “Best And Worst States For Business In 2018,” and not surprisingly, Texas was once again named the best.  This is the fourteenth year in a row that Texas has been named number one, while states like California, New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts were named at the bottom of the list.

Even more impressive- Texas has held the top spot since the inception of the Chief Executive survey. “Texas has no corporate or personal state tax,” enthuses Bill Hall, CEO of Ultravision International, a Dallas-based LED lighting manufacturer. “And Texas gives us very highly skilled workers because of the number of great colleges we have.”

Chairman James Dickey stated, “Our conservative policies have kept the Texas miracle alive as we continue to attract companies and jobs. Our state is a beacon for what limited government and economic liberty can achieve as we are blessed to live in a state that allows job creators to flourish.  I look forward to working with our Republican nominees and state leaders to ensure that we keep Texas red, prosperous, and at the forefront of job creation and innovation.”