On The Daily Show a few days ago, Jon Stewart mentioned how States and local municipalities are taking drastic cuts and raising taxes to close budget deficits. Watch the video after the jump. Here are few headlines he brought up, and you can understand why: Camden lays off nearly half of its police force (Philly.com), Ariz. governor moves to cut 280,000 Medicaid recipients (Modern Healthcare), Cutting class: Do Texas high schools really need senior year? (KVUE.com), Detroit Public Schools proposal would close nearly half its schools by 2013 (upping classroom count and abandoning closed buildings would save $12.4M) (Detroit News).
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