"Minnesota's Great Wealth Migration"

I recommend that California politicians take heed. But I don't expect they will.

Other states have grappled with net outflow of wealth in recent years, and a few have found ways to reverse the trend—or at least stop the bleeding.


“Taxes are one of many reasons why people move, and they’re important ones that policy makers have control over and can do something about,” says Scott Drenkard, director of state projects at the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C.  “Whereas it’s hard if not impossible to change other reasons—such as education, which can take decades to improve, or the weather.”