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Coeur d’Alene Press: Idaho ranks third in 2020 state economic competitiveness ranking

Idaho ranks third in the nation for economic outlook, according to the latest edition of “Rich States, Poor States” from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In addition to its third best economic outlook ranking, Idaho currently has 11th best economic performance among the 50 states.

“Idaho’s economic outlook ranking showcases the positive impact of free market, pro-growth policies in the Gem State,” said ALEC Chief Economist and report co-author Jonathan Williams. “States would be wise to follow Idaho’s example and pursue fiscally sound policies, especially as they work through the economic fallout from COVID-19.”

Read the complete article in the Coeur d’Alene Press here.

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