Our thanks to elrichboy over at elchuqueno.com for pointing this out to us:
El Paso is as red as they get.
Detroit and Milwaukee are number one and two in terms of having the highest tax rates of the top 50 U.S. cities. El Paso is ranked third.
At least Detroit and Milwaukee have lower debt percentages. They probably get to spend their money on things they want instead of us where we have to spend our money to pay for past purchases.
We deserve better
Wait… doesn’t Detroit have a program where they are taking over abandoned homes, remodeling them or offering financial assistance in the remodeling to build up blighted neighborhoods?
the city of Detroit announced it is going to tear down 10,000 abandoned homes over two years
Wonder if municipal debt is one of the criteria that Amazon is seeking for its second headquarters.