This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Friday, June 26, 2015:
The latest interactive graph from CNBC shows more people moving from high tax states such as Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Illinois to lower tax states such as Texas, Tennessee, Colorado, and Arizona. The authors of the latest study reviewed data from United Van Lines and Atlas Van Lines over the last 10 years and concluded that Connecticut was the poster child for out-migration from a high tax state.
For the year 2013, and for the 10 years prior, 55 percent of all moves by these movers took people out of Connecticut. The Nutmeg State levies more than