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Detroit’s real problem: Out-of-control spending

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Detroit may be teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, but revenue isn’t the problem: out-of-control spending is. At $1,289 per person, the struggling city has the highest per-capita revenue in the country, according to the Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy . Between its higher-than-average taxes and a generous portion of state shared revenue, Detroit actually receives more...