Millennials Not Hotfooting It Out of New Jersey After All — Report

“There is no crisis here, it’s not that people are fleeing the state,” said Cliff Zukin, a professor of public policy and political science at Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and Eagleton Institute of Politics who served as adviser to the project. “There’s always a churn of young people move […]

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NJ Politics Digest: Are Millennials Actually Fleeing the State?

A new study by the advocacy group New Jersey Policy Perspectives found that while residents 18 to 39 are fleeing the state, it’s no greater than anytime in the last 14 years, according to a report by NJBiz.com. And it’s no different than the number of people their age leaving other high-tax states in the […]

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Report: NJ lost $18 billion in income from out migration

The report follows earlier studies of the flows of residents in and out of New Jersey, and what they mean for the state economy. Business groups cite them as evidence that the state is over-regulating and over-taxing businesses and residents. Rutgers University economists James Hughes and Joseph Seneca in 2007 said the state had lost […]

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NJ leads the US in ‘outmigration’

“Between 2010 and 2015, New Jersey had a net domestic migration loss of 269,194 people — that is a net figure: 269,194 more people moved from New Jersey to the rest of the country than people from the rest of country moved to New Jersey,” said James W. Hughes, distinguished professor and dean of the […]

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