California continues to decline. Socialist Democrats are clueless on how the economy works in the real world.
The Socialist leaders of the People's Republic continue to live in their fantasy world of an equal, "fair" and perfect Worker's Paradise while the state slides into poverty.
California ranks last among the states for best business climate on yet another survey of corporate executives. This newest one was conducted by the New York-based Development Counsellors International.
California has been the worst-ranked state on this survey, conducted every three years, for the past four surveys dating back to 2002. New York was worst before that, says the Orange County Register.
It’s not the first survey to label California unfriendly to business. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council ranks California 48th. CNBC ranked the Golden State 49th for cost of living. Council on State Taxation gave California a D —.
More than 7 out of 10 (71%) of respondents said California is bad for business citing (more than one answer was allowed):
- High taxes, 40%
- Too much regulation, 36%
- High cost, 23%
- Anti-business climate, 17%
- New York, 47%
- Illinois, 24%
- New Jersey, 24%
- Michigan, 16%
The states with the most favorable business climates are:
- Texas, 49% (top ranked on every survey back to 1999)
- North Carolina, 27%
- South Carolina, 14%
- Tennessee, 14%
- Florida, 14%
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