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California companies fleeing the Golden State
CNN Money ^ | 07/12/2011 | Tami Luhby

Posted on 07/12/2011 11:49:18 AM PDT by ThinkingBuddha

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.

And governors around the country, smelling blood in the water, have stepped up their courtship of California companies. Officials in states like Florida, Texas, Arizona and Utah are telling California firms how business-friendly they are in comparison.

Companies are "disinvesting" in California at a rate five times greater than just two years ago, said Joseph Vranich, a business relocation expert based in Irvine. This includes leaving altogether, establishing divisions elsewhere or opting not to set up shop in California.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: atlasshrugs; crushliberalism; democratcorruption; democrateconomy; democrats; economy; liberalfascism; liberals; obamadepression; progressives; taxcheatparty; taxes
Dems in charge....
1 posted on 07/12/2011 11:49:19 AM PDT by ThinkingBuddha
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To: ThinkingBuddha

Washington State is heading in the same direction. We are ten years or so behind California in terms of chasing businesses out and inviting illegals in, but the commie liberal retards who run Washington are taking us down the same road.


2 posted on 07/12/2011 11:50:59 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: ThinkingBuddha

Perhaps it will be the first state with 100% government jobs. ;-)


3 posted on 07/12/2011 11:52:42 AM PDT by almost done by half
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To: ThinkingBuddha
"California companies fleeing the Golden State"

Really?!

Who knew?

4 posted on 07/12/2011 11:54:14 AM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: ThinkingBuddha

The only business growing in Cali is the one helping other businesses get the hell out. LoL.


5 posted on 07/12/2011 11:54:47 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: All

BTW did Cali gain or lose representatives the last census?


6 posted on 07/12/2011 11:56:06 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: ThinkingBuddha

The businesses leaving California are a bunch of capitalist pigs who pollute the earth. California does not need them. The illegal aliens (exuse me, I mean migrant workers) are making the state rich. Green technology and bullet trains will lead the way to a better California. As long as the public employees are on the payroll and paying union dues all is well in California. Excuse me, I have to go barf.


7 posted on 07/12/2011 12:02:12 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

ROFL


8 posted on 07/12/2011 12:06:44 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2012)
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To: ThinkingBuddha

a friend of mine lost a good paying job becuase the state of californicate

suddenly demanded that the company warranty the product for the lifetime of the house.

no 5 year warranty would do.

the state wanted a reserve of money to pay customers decades later.

the company moved messico.


9 posted on 07/12/2011 12:13:15 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: arrogantsob

Only Michigan and Puerto Rico lost population from 2000 to 2010.

California had a 28% growth in Latino population in the same time frame.

http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/


10 posted on 07/12/2011 12:13:34 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Sounds just like Connecticut with Socialist Governor Malloy.

When will working people learn that they are voting against their jobs when the put sanctuary saints in charge?

They will learn when they lose their homes and wolfing down high carb macaroni and cheese out of the little boxes.

Elections have consequences.


11 posted on 07/12/2011 12:17:45 PM PDT by Surrounded_too
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To: arrogantsob
The only business growing in Cali is the one helping other businesses get the hell out. LoL.

U-Haul?

12 posted on 07/12/2011 12:20:41 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: ThinkingBuddha

Yeap too many taxes and regulations always lead to job loss and destruction of the economy. The road to hell is paved with good intentions.


13 posted on 07/12/2011 12:26:54 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: ken21
"warranty the product for the lifetime of the house."

And the product was......?

14 posted on 07/12/2011 12:29:23 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: ThinkingBuddha

Bookmark.


15 posted on 07/12/2011 12:37:59 PM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: ken21
How many small outfits had a truck that had to be replaced? Everyone with a diesel engine.
16 posted on 07/12/2011 12:40:11 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: forgotten man

LOL.

Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his (stolen) moccasins


17 posted on 07/12/2011 12:41:18 PM PDT by DManA
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To: arrogantsob

Here are the winners and losers:

AZ +1 Rep (+24.6% pop)
FL +2 (+17.6%)
GA +1 (+18.3%)
NV +1 (+35.1%)
SC +1 (+15.3%)
TX +4 (+20.6%)
UT +1 (+23.8%)
WA +1 (+14.1%)

IL -1 (+3.3%)
IA -1 (+4.1%)
LA -1 (+1.4%)
MA -1 (+3.1%)
MI -1 (-0.6%)
MO -1 (+7.0%)
NJ -1 (+4.5%)
NY -2 (+2.1%)
OH -2 (+1.6%)
PA -1 (+3.4%)

US +9.7%

CA +10.0% (therefore no change in reps)


18 posted on 07/12/2011 2:10:40 PM PDT by OA5599
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To: thackney

You don’t need to lose population to lose representation.

Missouri’s population *increased* by 7%, but they lost a seat. New York’s population *increased* by 2.1%, but they lost two seats.

California’s population increased by 10%, about the same as the US overall at 9.7%, and thus neither lost nor gained seats.


19 posted on 07/12/2011 2:15:08 PM PDT by OA5599
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To: thackney

You don’t need to lose population to lose representation.

Missouri’s population *increased* by 7%, but they lost a seat. New York’s population *increased* by 2.1%, but they lost two seats.

California’s population increased by 10%, about the same as the US overall at 9.7%, and thus neither lost nor gained seats.


20 posted on 07/12/2011 2:15:08 PM PDT by OA5599
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To: I am Richard Brandon

retro fit windows.


21 posted on 07/12/2011 2:26:10 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: thackney

Thanks


22 posted on 07/12/2011 4:57:48 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: OA5599

thanks


23 posted on 07/12/2011 4:58:25 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: OA5599

Sure, if a state grows slower than the US average, they will eventually lose representatives until they hit the bottom.

But neither the question nor the thread topic was about representation.


24 posted on 07/13/2011 6:12:00 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney
But neither the question nor the thread topic was about representation.

This was the question arrogantsob asked:

BTW did Cali gain or lose representatives the last census?

I answered his question by stating what states gained or lost seats.

I then mentioned to you that a state doesn't need to lose population to lose seats when you answered the same question about representation posed by arrogantsob with a comment that Michigan was the only state to lose population.

Not sure where I went wrong...

25 posted on 07/13/2011 2:46:42 PM PDT by OA5599
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To: OA5599

My mistake, not yours. I refered to the wrong post.

Sorry about that.


26 posted on 07/13/2011 3:13:55 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

No problem!


27 posted on 07/14/2011 3:19:29 AM PDT by OA5599
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