Unlike Illinois, Michigan turning the tide on out-migration numbers

Michael Carroll  |  March 9, 2018

“…'Michigan has been able to arrest the long-term deterioration …' Bergman told 'In the last decade or even the last five years, you’ve seen trends in Michigan that are promising.' Illinois is a different story, he said … Bergman found that the states with the largest out-migration numbers based on IRS tax return filings – Connecticut, Illinois, New York, New Jersey and Maryland – all had certain common characteristics. Among them are high taxpayer burdens, a lack of trust in government, and a high number of lawyers per capita.”

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