The past few years have really put the squeeze on cash-strapped states to find new sources of revenue. This environment has generated a level of tax aggression from certain states, which in turn has resulted in a net loss of revenue instead of the intended gain. Residents have begun voting with their feet, deciding to move out of the state instead of thinning their pocket through unwanted taxation. So which states are chasing away their residents? And how does it impact you if you live in one of them? We track migratory patterns through our residency product data, and while some of the states are no-brainers, others may surprise you. Following are our top five 'shrinking' states in ascending order.
Nonmedical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous.
Problematic deforestation continues, but the "lungs of the earth" are still breathing.
Forensic experts claim there is no way Larry Swearingen raped and killed Melissa Trotter. The state is still putting him to death.
Plus: delusions about the First Amendment, hype about the Apple Card, and more...