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I personally advise my clients or anyone to host locally in your state if at all possible. The benefit to hosting in your own state is you are not contending with time zones and - if needed - you can drive over and see them face to face to address those ignored technical issues.
It comes down to actually talking with a live person and interviewing their services. A 10 min call can save hours of technical issues later.
Here is some good reading:
Who is your web hosting provider?
Once I have my spreadsheet full- I organize first by most wanted features, then by monthly cost, then by setup fee. The winner is the first in line unless losing a wanted feature or two saves me enough monthly to make up for it.