04 August 2010

Dry America is Getting Smaller

Faced with budget shortfalls, many small American towns are looking to alcohol sales to bring in more revenue. Here's a story from USA Today about it. My favorite part of the article?

[Winona, Texas, Mayor Rusty Smith says the city used to get $1,800 to $2,200 monthly in sales tax revenue; in May, it collected $11,000. The city is putting the money into a road repair fund.


posted by hiikeeba at 09:06


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