KENTUCKY (WEHT) – Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on Thursday on the commonwealth’s strong economic ranking in Site Selection’s annual Governor’s Cup.

The 2021 Governor’s Cup rankings were announced with Kentucky once again atop the South Central region for economic development projects per capita. Site Selection magazine’s annual Governor’s Cup rankings for 2021 also saw Kentucky maintain its top 3 ranking nationally for qualifying projects per capita for the eighth consecutive year.

“Kentucky’s continued economic success is being recognized nationally and our momentum shows no sign of slowing as we announce more expansion projects for existing businesses and new businesses in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “We have once again taken the number three spot in the entire country for economic development projects per capita, showing that we continue to punch above our weight.”