There's a new story about how you can stop young adults from leaving New Jersey. As I was reading this, the first thing that popped in my mind was "why is this a surprise?"

The cost of living is way too much for young adults to afford as they jump start their career. Two of my kids already left the state for work and as much as I miss them, I can't blame them.

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