MuniLand Snaps: July 9
A well-to-do city outside Atlanta incorporated and privatized most of the municipal services it provides. More from conservative think tank Reason.
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— Cato Institute (@CatoInstitute) July 5, 2012
Average population of entities filing Ch 9before Dec 2007 was 2,260. After recession began, increased to 99,083.
— Bond Girl (@munilass) July 5, 2012