A report from CNBC rates South Dakota as the twentieth best state in the country to start a business.
Governor Dennis Daugaard says he thinks the state should rank higher than that.
Daugaard says state taxes are business friendly.
The CNBC report ranks the state second in business friendliness, dealing with regulation and litigation.
Daugaard says state and local government can move fast to help businesses.
In the region, Minnesota is ranked sixth, Nebraska is fourteenth, Iowa eighteenth. North Dakota ranks twenty ninth.