'If California doesn't want your business, Texas does,' say his emails to employers in Vernon. They say a state Assembly bill could eliminate many of the tax and operating-cost advantages they enjoy.
"Texas is reaching out to the companies that are here that might be interested in moving," said Jose Gavina, vice president of F. Gavina & Sons Inc., a large family-owned coffee roaster with customers nationwide. "I would love to be able to stay here, but we need to move where it's best for the company."
Vernon: Texas governor woos Vernon businesses - latimes.com