Quote of the Day: Connecticut's migratory snowbirds

    "We're seeing people who have worked their whole lives in Connecticut and earned a lot of money taking their pension plans and their savings [to the South]."
    -- Ron van Winkle, Economist for the City of West Hartford, CT commenting on the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates for population migration (Source:  Hartford Courant, 2/4/07, page B1)
    Of those who left the state between 2005 and 2006, most left for the southern states.  Connecticut lost a net 17,000 people in that period.