Friday, June 10, 2016

"This would indicate that communicating with their key corporate citizens is likely not very high on California officials' priority lists, up to and including Governor Jerry Brown."

As More High-Paying Jobs Leave California, State's Press Is Unconcerned

Another major employer has decided to join the long list of companies moving jobs from California to more business-friendly states.

This time, it's $12 billion titan Jacobs Engineering, which is moving its "corporate operations," almost definitely meaning its headquarters, from Pasadena to Dallas, Texas. Press reaction, especially outside of business-oriented outlets, has ranged from nonexistent to muted to, in the case of the Los Angeles Times, a bit snarky.

One key point here is that the move appears to have taken California's governments completely by surprise...