Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Ranks 3rd Nationally in Economic Projects Per Capita, 1st in South Central Region for 2023 Governor’s Cup

1 Mar 2024


FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 1, 2024) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky’s strong placement in Site Selection magazine’s 2023 Governor’s Cup rankings, coming in third nationally in economic projects per capita and first in the South Central region. The commonwealth also secured the second spot in the South Central region for overall projects, building on the previous year’s strong rankings. Kentucky has placed in the top 3 nationally and atop the South Central region in the per capita rankings each year of the administration.

“Kentucky is on an economic winning streak, and the success we’re seeing is thanks to the communities across the state that are welcoming businesses with open arms and helping them succeed,” said Gov. Beshear. “These rankings reflect that hard work, and it’s extremely exciting to see Kentuckians coming together to secure lasting prosperity so that every child, every family and every worker knows that they can pursue their dreams right here in the commonwealth.”

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