Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom outside Philippe restaurant in Los Angeles on June 22, 2018.

In summary

New research shows California’s high income tax rate has not driven wealthy people to move to low-tax states, despite low-tax advocates’ claim to the contrary.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.