State of Vermont Colleges Face Deficits Because of Health Insurance Costs

The State of Vermont has a very progressive population in regards to politics that likes to lecture on policy, but can barely Continue reading “State of Vermont Colleges Face Deficits Because of Health Insurance Costs”

New Jersey Local Governments Owe Billions In Sick Leave Pay

Decades of generous union contract policies for government workers is leaving future local government spending with flu like symptoms. Continue reading “New Jersey Local Governments Owe Billions In Sick Leave Pay”

Ambulance Services Nationwide Shutting Down Due To No Money

One emergency medical service I’ve been seeing in the news and in my talks with firefighter/police officer friends is the condition of our ambulance services. Continue reading “Ambulance Services Nationwide Shutting Down Due To No Money”

Louisiana Prison System Spending $3.7 Million Yearly Just On One Inmate’s Medical Needs

Louisiana prison officials recently were asking the state for more money. Continue reading “Louisiana Prison System Spending $3.7 Million Yearly Just On One Inmate’s Medical Needs”

Rural Arizona County Budgets Swamped With Legacy Pension Costs

Legacy pension costs will be popping up more in local news (not national) due to waves of retirements. Continue reading “Rural Arizona County Budgets Swamped With Legacy Pension Costs”

New Jersey Has Diverted $1 Billion of Fees From 9-1-1 Tax For Other Spending Programs

In the last ten years, New Jersey has quietly collected $1 Billion of 9-1-1 fees you pay on your land line and cellphones. Continue reading “New Jersey Has Diverted $1 Billion of Fees From 9-1-1 Tax For Other Spending Programs”

Growing Pension Costs Forces Louisville, KY to Cut Police Jobs

Louisville, Kentucky city pension promises have finally come to be cashed in on and the overall budget of the city is getting hammered on it. Continue reading “Growing Pension Costs Forces Louisville, KY to Cut Police Jobs”

Indiana Spent $1.1 Million on Dead Medicaid Patients In One Year

As the political topic of more “government run healthcare” evolves, the current system is spending on dead people. Continue reading “Indiana Spent $1.1 Million on Dead Medicaid Patients In One Year”

Indiana School District Faces 23 Different Languages Due To Immigration Explosion

Famous societal commentator Mark Steyn says, “Demographics is destiny”. Continue reading “Indiana School District Faces 23 Different Languages Due To Immigration Explosion”

Connecticut Jail Hands Out Crack Pipes and Syringes To Drug Users Leaving Jail

In New Haven, Connecticut, they’ve devised a different type of jail program for drug offenders who cycle through their jail. Continue reading “Connecticut Jail Hands Out Crack Pipes and Syringes To Drug Users Leaving Jail”