The Republicans imply that that wealth is generally fleeing the state. In fact what we find is that Maryland has a growing population. Maryland has has one of the highest median incomes in the country. Maryland has the highest concentrations of millionaires on a per capita basis in the country, and this state has one of the greatest numbers of ultra-high net worth individuals.
Overall, the Maryland Department of Planning reports that based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, annual total personal income rose in Maryland by $10.9 billion (using current dollars) between 2011-2012 or by, and per capita income rose by 2.8%.
Next time Republicans start talking down our state, ask them to review the facts.