Posted Tuesday, July 15, 2008
We all value services like public education, snow removal and trash pick-up. It’s no secret that these services come at a price. A new study says the price tag in 16 northeast Ohio counties is $16-billion, or more than $3,700 per person. Cuyahoga County topped the list at $5,079 per person; Carroll County was the lowest at $1,765. It’s a cost that’s rising much faster than inflation, even in areas where the population is shrinking. Join us as we examine the study and talk to experts about what changes will occur as local governments attempt to balance public need with often dwindling resources.
Government/Politics, Making Change, Regional Economy/Business - News
NEO Expenditures by County (per capita, in descending order, followed by population in 000s)
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