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Empire State Review

73,000 Taxpayers Flee New York

Via WGRZ (HT Empire Report):

The trickle of people leaving New York is beginning to look like a flood, particularly in parts of upstate.

New data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show an estimated 73,000 people moved out of New York state between July 2015 and July 2016. That is nearly twice the figure for the previous two years.

Largely because of this out-migration, New York shrank in population last year by nearly 1,900, the data show.

People moving from the state had a significant effect in some upstate counties and metro areas, where population losses have been recorded annually since 2010. In the Binghamton metropolitan area, an average of more than three people moved to other states every day for the past six years.

Read more at WGRZ

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing conservatively charged articles for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker,, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession.

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