Find Me the Money
May 1, 2009, Governing — Winter Haven, Florida, imposes an accident- response fee—for services rendered when police officers and firefighters ride to the rescue. Wisconsin triples the price of its elk-hunting license—even though there aren't enough elk to warrant an elk-hunting season. Localities in Virginia win approval to increase the amount inmates pay for the privilege of being jailed—from a maximum of $1 per day to new limit of $5 per day.
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