Americans for Tax Reform has been consistently pointing out the correlation between economic freedom in the states. This should be obvious to everyone by now, but apparently, some tax&spend legislators still havn’t gotten the message yet.

So, here’s a friendly reminder for them, courtesy of Professor Beaulier, from Mercer University:

In response to tax rates, people “vote with their feet” and leave states like California and Michigan where taxes are high and move to states like Colorado, North Dakota and Tennessee where taxes are less oppressive. When more people and more entrepreneurs relocate, more jobs are created.
Need further proof? Well, here it is:
So policymakers, there you have it. So let’s cut out the nonsense on why your state needs to raise taxes. Because if you increase taxes, the only thing you will increase is the exodus of refugees fleeing your state.