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New Yorkers are Moving to Florida—and Government Unions are to Blame

Originally published at RealClearPolicy

What do former President Donald Trump, Derek Jeter, Jennifer Lopez, and millions of New Yorkers have in common? They all packed their bags and moved to the Sunshine State. In 2022, more than half a million New Yorkers moved to Florida, now the fastest-growing state. Meanwhile, New York experienced its heaviest population decline.

At the same time, government union membership rates in the two states experience the inverse: Organized labor increasingly dominates—if not outright owns—New York, while its sway and influence dwindles in Florida.

Coincidence? We think not.

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