We would all laugh at a man who, sinking in millions of dollars in house payments, car loans, and credit card bills, decided to fix his problem by looking for spare quarters lurking behind the cushions of his sofas.
Likewise, we should shake our heads at the way the state of California—with a budget deficit approaching $16 billion and hundreds of billions of dollars in unfunded pension and retiree medical benefits—is stepping up tax collection to help plug a hole caused by its chronic overspending.
There have been many articles & lists posted before related to businesses leaving CA. Like most* libs and bureaucraps who don't recognize/care about the long-term consequences of actions, the ones in California aren't scared, they'll bravely blunder forward, confident their victims will forever take the abuse.
*Most, because gems like Shmuck Schumer's EXPATRIOT Act show some of them DO know who the real wealth producers are. The ticks don't want you wearing long-sleeves, but they really hate you leaving the forest.