Surprise: The states that hemorrhaged population the fastest in 2017

Surprise: The states that hemorrhaged population the fastest in 2017

[Ed. – Color us shocked, shocked.]

Liberal lawmakers are addicted to scapegoating “the rich” for not paying their “fair share” of taxes (the data proves otherwise), and eventually state-level liberals start to scare away productive members of their tax base through demonization and policy punishment.  Which brings us to the annual list of US states from which the most residents are fleeing, according to United Van Lines.  All three top slots go to reliably Democratic states with burdensome tax and regulatory climates.  …

Illinois, New Jersey, and New York were the top states in the nation for outbound moves in 2017, according to data from United Van Lines. United Van Lines, which tracks state-to-state migration patterns, found that Illinois was the top state for outbound migration with 63 percent of moves going out of state. “The Northeast continues to experience a moving deficit with New Jersey (63 percent outbound), New York (61 percent) and Connecticut (57 percent) making the list of top outbound states for the third consecutive year,” the report states. “Massachusetts (56 percent) also joined the top outbound list this year.”…

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