America's Municipal Meltdown: It's Tough Times for Troubled Towns

Quicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (30 fans)
Just one of many examples, chosen by me - familiar with its war effort summer of 42 - Editor:
Similarly, the Wall Street Journal profiled the plight of Rockford, Illinois, an industrial city about 90 miles northwest of Chicago with 12.5% unemployment, the highest in the state, a shortfall of $7.6 million in the city's budget, streets filled with "gaping potholes" and a "city center... rife with vacant storefronts."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.alternet.org

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments