Wyoming was ranked the highest among all states, primarily due to the relatively unique tax structure - having a corporate or individual income tax
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) announced that Wyoming will continue to receive a AAA rating, the highest credit rating possible.
The computing giant is investing $5.5 million in R&D to see if it can use the biogas from the Dry Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming to fuel a data plant.
Children's Health Magazine has announced its list of the 2012 top 100 best places in America to raise a family. Cheyenne was ranked number 8, just after Honolulu and ahead of Omaha.
Laramie County Library System named 2008 Library of the Year by Library Journal and Gale Cengage
January 2009 Kiplinger's magazine awards Cheyenne, Wyo., the third tax-friendly city in the nation.
CHEYENNE- A new report from the Business Council of New York State Inc. gives states marks on a series of economic growth indicators spanning a decade. For the statewide index, the letter grade is based on the number of categories for which the state matched or exceeded the rest of the nation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2007) - In the American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) first economic ranking of all 50 states, Wyoming, with no income, business, or estate taxes, low debt, recent tax cuts, and "right-to-work" status was ranked as the 4th best state in the country.
CLEVELAND, OH ( June 12, 2006) - If you owned a mid-sized (100-500 employees) company that is growing rapidly, and you needed to find the best place to locate a new manufacturing or distribution facility, or perhaps a back office operation, why would you care about something like quality of life?
May 2006 - Cheyenne ranked 22, in overall ranking out of 179 small places in Forbes' "Best Places for Business Report" and ranked No. 2 for "Cost of Doing Business" in the smaller localities division. Casper, Wyo., came in overall at No. 55 and ranked fourth in cost of doing business.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com, February 26, 2006) - Wyoming tops the list of states with the most business-friendly tax system, according to a report released Monday.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to receive Community Impact Award for its contributions to the city of Cheyenne
BIRMINGHAM, AL- (March 20, 2006) Trade & Industry Development, the premier source of information on site selection and corporate growth strategies, announces its first-annual Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was one of 15 recipients to receive the Community Impact award on behalf of its contributions to Cheyenne, WY.
October 2006 - Wyoming ranked 3rd, in overall ranking out of 51states (including the District of Columbia) in the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Councils' "Small Business Survival Index 2006"
November 2005 - Expansion Management magazine has ranked Wyoming No. 3 in its 11th annual Legislative Quotient evaluation of the business climate created by each of the 50 state legislatures.
May 2005 - Cheyenne is ranked second in "Best Cities for Relocating Families" in the small cities category in a study by Worldwide ERC® (Employment Relocation Council) and Primacy Relocation. Cheyenne's rank is up from No. 8 in the same survey in 2004.
March 2005-Wyoming is the fourth most livable state in the nation, according to a list put out annually by Morgan Quitno Press. The 2005 list moves Wyoming ahead two slots, up from sixth in 2004 and 14th in 2003.
April 2005- America's air quality is a little bit better. But don't breathe a big sigh of relief -- especially if you're among the 52% of American's whose air is still unhealthy.
November 2004 - Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc. issued its annual national study, "Top Ten Pro-Business States 2005: Keeping Jobs in America, "which evaluates state and federal economic development policies, names Wyoming sixth for progressive pro-business policies.
July 2004 Kiplinger's magazine awards Cheyenne, Wyo., the top tax-friendly city in the nation.
Area Development magazine's February 2004 issue gives Cheyenne, Wyo., a first-place rating in the article "Hottest Manufacturing Metro Areas" for the cost of doing business.
Expansion Management magazine listed "Best Places to Live & Work." Cheyenne received the highest award--5 stars--for its excellent quality of life. Also, Wyoming was ranked third in the nation as business friendly.
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