Governor Abbott Praises #Lubbock and Other Cities on Twitter

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Governor Greg Abbott gave a shoutout to Lubbock and a few other Texas cities Friday on Twitter. 

“Among the best cities to start a business in the U.S. are #Laredo, #Lubbock, #Amarillo and #Austin,” @GovAbbott said on Twitter.  

The tweet included an animated graphic that said, “No better place to start a new business than TEXAS.” 

The governor linked to a 2017 article on  In that article, Lubbock was listed as the #13 best city in America to start a business.  

The CNBC article said, among other things, “The city consistently ranks high for small-business start-ups, thanks mainly to its low cost of living, affordable housing market and its low unemployment rate.” 

“And, of course, Lubbock is a fun place to live as well,” CNBC said.  

Related Link: The top 15 cities in America to start a business in 2017 

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