GSI/FDU poll finds that nearly half of New Jersey residents are planning to leave and it’s not because of the weather.

According to a recent survey conducted for the Garden State Initiative (GSI) and Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs, 44% of New Jersey residents are planning to leave the state within five years.  While most believe weather is the reason people leave the state weather ranked 8th of 11 factors surveyed.  The main reasons people cited as leaving was property taxes and overall cost of living.  Meanwhile Governor Murphy and the Democrats in the Legislature appear to be doing nothing to make New Jersey more affordable for residents.

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