State governors are making tough decisions to cut non-critical spending – both in their own budgets, and in their respective state’s take from federal coffers. Regrettably, the federal government doesn’t give up easily on its plans for spending.
In preparation for DOJ Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Director Bernard Melekian’s visit today to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (aka the “stimulus”) and Washington’s plan for the road ahead, below are some facts to consider.
The New York Times reported yesterday on the progress of a plan in Arizona to replace road signs indicating distance in kilometers to new signs with distance in mileage. It should be asked: is this the best use of taxpayer money?