Adiós. Arrivederci. Ciao. Auf Wiedersehen. Sayonara. Zàijiàn. Add another outbound lane to the Interstates. The only way to slow down the flow is tax outbound traffic. Maybe I shouldn't be giving House Speaker Michael Madigan any ideas.
The Land of Lincoln is losing one person to out-migration every five minutes. This rate is so rapid it has caused the state’s population to shrink two years in a row, while the population of every other state in the region has grown. But some commenters downplay the crisis by asserting that Illinois’ out-migration is normal for the region and has been going on for a long time. These commenters ignore the rarity and magnitude of Illinois’ problem.
Read the rest to see why this "out migration" is different and worse than our neighboring states.
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