America’s Most Promising Cities

The ‘multi-partisan’ campaign Opportunity Nation has unveiled its latest Opportunity Index, which ranks U.S. states based on their means to nurture social and economic growth. Executive Director Mark Edwards stopped by the Beast to reveal how this year’s index was created.

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The ‘multi-partisan’ campaign Opportunity Nation has unveiled its latest Opportunity Index, which ranks U.S. states based on their means to nurture social and economic growth. Executive Director Mark Edwards stopped by the Beast to reveal how this year’s index was created.