“California ranks last on the 2012 list of states’ friendliness to business compiled for nine years by Illinois-based Pollina Corporate Real Estate, a corporate site selector.
‘California has been Number 50 for nine years. It’s last by a sizeable margin,’ said Vice President Brent Pollina who co-authored the study. ‘This is one of the most extensive reports out there. We try to keep it as objective as possible.'” (Orange County Register, August 29, 2012).