The anti-business climate began in Jerry Brown's first two chaotic terms between 1975 and 1983. Laughably, Brown tried to stop them with “California Means Business” buttons.
The GOP "Contract With America" capital gains tax cut tech boom slowed the bleed a bit.
But then the Democrat Party subprime crash and Great Recession brought back Brown in 2009. Brown's horrendous regs and tax hikes are making an even greater mass exodus to Texas and Nevada.
How are they doing? These companies are getting an “astonishing” operating cost savings of 20 to 35%.