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Resource ID: #21844
Subject: City Government
Source: Detroit Free Press
Date: March 22



According to this investigation, the city of Detroit is one of the highest spending cities in the country, falling just behind large cities like New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Chicago. The city also ranks fourth among the largest 15 cities in number of employees per 1,000 residents. Despite a steady increase in city spending, tax revenues significantly decreased, leaving the city $200 million in debt.

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