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47 Percent Of Marylanders Want To Leave The State

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MARYLAND - According to a recent Gallup poll, 47 percent of Marylanders would like to leave the state.

Coming in just behind Illinois and Connecticut, almost half of the population in the Free State wants to flee.

Why? Perhaps the high tax rate, which is the 7th highest in the country. Another recent Gallup poll found 67 percent of Marylanders think state taxes are too high.

But according to folks we spoke to here on the shore, it's well worth it.

"No, I don't. I just moved here two years ago," Cindy Guadagnino of Princess Anne, Md. said.

"I think it's a great location. It's close to all the cities and the beach. I mean I love it," Natalie Booth of Salisbury, Md. said.

"You can't get me out of here!" Nancy Richards of White Haven, Md. said.

"It does have a high tax rate, but you know, you also have to pay for what you're going to get," Timothy Meagher of Salisbury, Md. said.

Maryland also was ranked the 9th worst state for retirees by a bankrate.com study.

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