State of Entepreneurship?

Connecticut dropped from 13th to 17th in the State Entrepreneurship Index, a ranking of the 50 states' entrepreneurship environments, growth in business formation and technological innovation.  The newest stats reflect 2010 - an administration ago -  in an analysis by the University of Nebraska's Bureau of Business Research and Department of Economics.  The top 5 were New York (2.34), Washington (2.17), Massachusetts (2.04), New Jersey (1.93) and Oregon (1.93).  The bottom dweller?  South Carolina (.07).