An annual report from the Virginia-based American Legislative Exchange Council Center for State Fiscal Reform ranks Indiana’s economic outlook among the best in the country. The Rich States, Poor States index ranks states based on 15 variables, such as highest marginal personal income tax rate, property tax burden and worker’s compensation costs. The report focuses on the economic competitiveness of states. Indiana ranks third on the list, behind only Utah and Idaho. The report also looks back to measure states’ performances to-date with its economic performance ranking. Indiana comes in at number 30 in this year’s list, including cumulative GDP growth (2006-2016), cumulative domestic migration (2007-2016) and non-farm employment growth (2006-2016). You can learn more about the Rich States, Poor States ranking by visiting: