Source: McClatchy/GOVERNING | Pontiac, Mich. |
February 26, 2013
The average 911 response time in Pontiac, Mich., compared to an hour before the police department was disbanded in favor of a contract with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. The change by the city's emergency financial manager is saving it more than $2 million a year.
Source: Kaiser Health News | Nation |
February 20, 2013
The number of states plus the District of Columbia that have opted to run their own health insurance exchange. Twenty-five states are letting the federal government run theirs and eight want state-fed partnership exchanges.
Source: Austin American-Statesman | Texas |
February 13, 2013
The amount of money Texas has spent since 1992 compensating innocent people who were imprisoned. Texas pays more than any other state to the wrongfully convicted and a recently introduced bill would raise the rates even more.