Rising Appeal For Responsible Government
Forbes.com recently reported this new trend, stating that government policies are impacting migration. The information comes from The Mercatus Center, which released its annual state fiscal rankings. Some of the metrics included in the rankings were state policies, budget deficits, and “service-level solvency,” which is “a measure of how much fiscal ‘slack’ a state has to increase spending and taxes.”
Some states that were highlighted in the article were Connecticut, Illinois, and New Jersey, which are currently in financial trouble and losing people, while states like Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Colorado were experiencing increases in population.
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