Some, including economic development departments in other areas, are doing something about it.
From this link...
California business is the target of a Valentine’s Day marketing effort from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.
The Metro Denver EDC’s “COlovesCA” campaign is focused on California companies identified in research as being in growth mode and ripe for expansion.
“We want to capture the attention of business decision makers in the Golden State,” Janet Fritz, director of marketing for the Metro Denver EDC, said in the statement.
Meanwhile... we have a 'Shop Local!' program here in Kingman.